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49th Contemporary and International Art Auction

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Oil on canvas

cm 45,5x37

1973

Work

Code: 27972

Framed

Certificate of provenance by Augur Auction Ltd, Tokyo. Photo certificate with provenance by Galleria d'Arte Art Plaza, Venaria, Torino

Shiraga material work of excellent quality and very well dated, 1973, as well as being of certain provenance, Augur Auction Ltd, Tokyo

Signed bottom left. Signed and dated on the reverse

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Acrylic and glasses on canvas

cm 140x106

2007

Heiwa No Akashi 2007-01

Code: 27976

Framed

Photo-certificate by Associazione Shozo Shimamoto with Archive no. 359 hand signed by the artist

Literature: "Shozo Shimamoto, recent works", from 10/05/18 to 30/06/18 by Ilaria Porotto at Galleria Dellupi Arte, Milano, p. 34, 35, 36, 37. Work displayed in the same exhibition like label on the reverse. Work belonging to an important performance by Shimamoto; we report an excerpt of an interview to Shimamoto by Andrea Mardegan of the Shozo Shimamoto Association, in which he asks the Master: "One of your most important recent achievements is the Heiwa no Akashi peace monument in Shin Nishinomiya, the concrete arena that you regenerate with the launch of colored bottles every year, as long as Japan has not entered the war?" Shimamoto replies: "It all started in 1986 when Bern Porter came to visit me. Bern Porter was a nuclear physicist who had participated in the Manhattan Project during the Second World War, but who was then shocked that a bomb had been dropped on Hiroshima even though the emperor had already given up ... Bern Porter regretted his contribution to that experiment, became mail artist and started making pilgrimages in the world to ask for forgiveness. In my atelier he was crying saying that to expiate his sins would not be eight death sentences were enough. At that moment I decided to promote peace in the world and I also told him my pacifist ideas. After hearing of my activities, Bern Porter proposed me as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize, which I did not take however, I continued to promote peace and in 1999 I started the Heiwa no Akashi project. "

Signed bottom left

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Oil and spray on canvas

cm 164x132

1957

Sakuhin

Code: 27977

Framed

Certificate of authenticity by Archivio Yasuo Sumi with no. 328

Extraordinary work on large canvas by Yasuo Sumi dated 1957, for its quality, date of execution and measurements: it can be considered one of the most important of his production. It has a very thick impasto with a relief effect; it is in excellent condition, untraceable on the market

Signed bottom right

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Mixed media on fabric attached to wire mesh

cm 127x92

1973

Untitled

Code: 27978

Unframed

Certificate of authenticity by the Yasuo Sumi Archive, with no.747

Historical work by Yasuo Sumi dated 1973

Signed bottom right

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Acrylic on jute canvas

cm 100x80

2006

Senza titolo

Code: 27979

Unframed

Photo certificate by the artist. Certificate of authenticity by Artetivù, Marcon (Venezia)

Excellent quality work by Hermann Nitsch

Signed on the reverse

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Compressed car plates

cm 37x21x20

1965

Hommage à Luis

Code: 27971

Unframed

Photo certificate by Archives Denyse Durand Ruel, Paris with no. 6849. Photo of the artist with the present work exhibited at Museo Cantini di Marsiglia.

Important and very rare compression of César as it is one of the very first created and also dedicated by the artist to Louis Renault: it is in fact of 1965, the year in which he began to make the very first Compressions dedicated to him and entitled. It is one of his masterpieces for the year 1965, Louis Renault subject and type, automobile parts. The work was exhibited and published in the Catalog of the exhibition that César dedicated with selected works to his hometown in the Cantini Museum in 2013: CESAR A MARSEILLE, Musée Cantini, 13/09/2013 - 05/01/2014. https://www.enrevenantdelexpo.com/2013/09/17/cesar-a-marseille-musee-cantini/ https://www.enrevenantdelexpo.com/2013/09/17/cesar-a-marseille-musee-cantini/#jp-carousel-4230

Signed on the bottom

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Oil on canvas

cm 75x55

1994

Ex Ovo II°

Code: 27975

Framed

Stamp of Studio Piero Dorazio 3163 on the reverse, photo certificate by the artist, recto and verso, with stamp of "Studio Dorazio".

Work published in the catalog of the solo exhibition "Piero Dorazio", 31 March-12 May 1994, by Eugen Gomringer, Galleria d'Arte Elleni, Bergamo

Signed on the reverse

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Mixed media and holes on paper

cm 36x51

1962

Ana Esquisse (Hole Esquisse)

Code: 27985

Framed

Photo-certificate by Associazione Shozo Shimamoto with no. ID 958

A very important type of work by Shimamoto from the Gutai period, currently underestimated by the market. In a letter dated 16 July 2002 to Tate, the artist revealed that he had started painting on supports made of glued newspapers because in the early 1950s he could not afford to buy canvases. Shimamoto found that the newspaper stand would tear if the glue had not been completely dry before starting to paint on its stand or if the paper it had used was too delicate; this provided him with inspiration for his series of Holes: Shimamoto superimposed the paper and with the rubbing of a rough body he created the hole. This happened for the first time in Joshihara's studio in 1947! At the basis of his concept of anti-painting, of uncontrolled action, a sort of "action painting", a completely different concept from that of Fontana, spatialist, neo-perspective and in search of a plasticity in the cut.

Signed and dated bottom right

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oil on wood panel

cm 40x40

2001

Un tramonto ad Alba

Code: 27968

Framed

Excellent quality

Provenance: Meeting Art, auction of 24.11.2007, here acquired by the present owner

Signed on the reverse

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Oil and enamel on canvas

cm 60x70

1963/1964

Forme sospese

Code: 27973

Framed

Certificate of authenticity by Archive Giulio Turcato with no. rep. EP160713BM04FA. Work published in "Maestri Contemporanei, Presenze degli ultimi 40 anni ", Palazzo Frisacco, 2005, p. 58

It is an uncommon work by Turcato belonging to the restricted cycle of the Suspended Forms that he executed in 1963 and 1964 through a few paintings that do not have to do with the most common Archipelagos: with the Suspended Forms in Turcato the object-consumption of daily life he is always seen in relation to his immense abuse and with the picking operations the artist engraves the image, leaving it as if suspended in space; this aspect can be seen by zooming in on the shapes that make up the work

Signed bottom right

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