Franz Ackermann - Contemporary Art Evening Sale London Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York

  • Literature

    The Art & Text, May/July 1999, p.74 (illustrated as cover)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “When I make art, social and political questions overlap with my interest in communicating certain experiences” (Franz Ackermann taken from U. Grosenick and B. Riemschneider, eds., Art Now, Cologne, 2002, p. 14).With his bright coloured canvases, Franz Ackermann’s body of work confronts itself with traveling, tourism and appropriation of places. Overstepping the title of painter, Ackermann is map-reader, creator, tracker and collector – an observer who creates large scale paintings, encompassing his viewer into his dynamic compositions.



Oil on canvas.
137.2 x 106 cm. (54 x 42 in).

£50,000 - 70,000 ‡♠

Sold for £60,500

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

28 Feb 2008, 7pm