05-Iv-71 #200 (Universe)
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Artwork: 05-Iv-71 #200 (Universe)
Size: each panel: 254 x 127; overall: 254 x 254 cm
Medium: Oil on cotton (diptych)
Creation year: 1971
Marks: Signed 'whanki', titled and dated '5-IV-71 #200' and inscribed 'New York (100 x 50)' (on the reverse of the left panel); titled and dated '#200 5-IV-71' and inscribed '100 x 50 R' (on the reverse of the right panel)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owners'family
Exhibition history: New York, USA, Poindexter Gallery, Whanki, 25th September - 21st October 1971; Sao Paulo, Brazil, the 13th Sao Paulo Biennial, Special Exhibition Whanki, 17th October - 15th December 1975; Paris, France, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Whanki: Retrospective 1963-1974, 12th May - 14th June 1987; Seoul, Korea, Gallery Hyundai, Whanki, 4th - 30th May 1999; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, 30th Anniversary of Kim Whanki - The man is gone and the Art is remained, 23th November 2004 - 6th February 2005; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Echo of Blue, 26th September - 7th December 2008; Seoul, Korea, Gallery Hyundai, The Ministry of Culture and Tourism, The Jongno-gu Office, Seoul, The Master of Modern Art in Korea: Kim Whanki, 6th January - 26th February 2012; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki and The Beauty of Korea, 5th October - 9th December 2012; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Works on Paper: The Centennial Celebration of Kim Whanki's Birth, 27th February - 23rd June 2013; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, The Centennial Celebration of Kim Whanki's Birth II: Kim Whanki, Chant for Eternity, 28th September - 31st December 2013; Seoul, Korea, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, 100 Masterpieces of Korean Modern and Contemporary Paintings, 29th October 2013 - 31st March 2014; Venice, Italy, Collateral Events of the 56th International Art Exhibition-la Biennale di Venezia, Boghossian Foundation, Kukje Gallery, Tina Kim Gallery, Dansaekhwa,7th May - 15 August 2015; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, The Centennial Celebration of Kim Hyang-An's Birth: The Muse, Kim Hyang-An I - Her Story, 30th August 2016 - 22nd January 2017; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki - the Aesthetics of Colours, 24 November 2017 - 1st April 2018; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Contemplative Space, Artist Note, 18th May - 26th August 2018; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki, From Nature to Abstract Art, 26th July - 27th October 2019; Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, The 40th Anniversary of the Whanki Foundation - Whanki Museum Highlights, 14th December 2018 - 31st March 2019.

Christie's Hong Kong

Date: 2019-11-23
Lot Number: 17
Low Estimate: $6130870 [+83%]
High Estimate: $7919050 [+41%]
Hammer Price: $11239936
Sold For: $13022360