Create your first list.

A way to share and manage lots.

  • Provenance

    Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan
    Phillips de Pury & Company, Contemporary Art Part II, May 13, 2011, lot 205
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Rudolf Stingel

    Italian • 1956

    Rudolf Stingel came to prominence in the late 1980s for his insistence on the conceptual act of painting in a context in which it had been famously declared dead. Despite the prevailing minimalist and conceptual narrative of the time, the Italian-born artist sought to confront the fundamental aspirations and failures of Modernist painting through the very medium of painting itself. While his works do not always conform to the traditional definitions of painting, their attention to surface, space, color and image provide new and expanded ways of thinking about the process and "idea" of painting. Central to his multifarious and prolific oeuvre is an examination of the passage of time and the probing of the fundamental questions of authenticity, meaning, hierarchy, authorship and context by dislocating painting both internally and in time and space. Stingel is best known for his wall-to-wall installations, constructed of fabric or malleable Celotex sheets, as well as his seemingly more traditional oil-on-canvas paintings.

    View More Works

228

STI-014

1992
oil on paper
30 x 22 3/8 in. (76.2 x 56.7 cm.)
Signed, titled and dated "Stingel 95 Sti 014" on the reverse.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $22,500

Contact Specialist
Amanda Stoffel
Head of Sale
[email protected]
+1 212 940 1261

Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York 17 May 2013 10am