Biennale 66
Artwork: Biennale 66
Size: each 230.2 x 120 overall 2302 x 4997 cm
Medium: Panels-painted tissue paper on polished stainless steel
Creation year: 1966
Marks: Signed and dated 'Pistoletto 66' (on the reverse of each panel)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : In 4 parts
Provenance: The Estate of Ileana Sonnabend, New York; By descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Ducale, Venice and the Biennale: Journeys of Taste: Paintings and Sculptures 1895-1972, June-October 1995, p. 256; Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery; Columbus, Ohio State University, Wexner Center for the Arts and Milwaukee Art Museum, From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection, June 2002-May 2003, pp. 114-115 (illustrated in color); Philadelphia Museum of Art and Rome, MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956-1974, November 2010-June 2011, pp. 226-227, pl. 39, fig. 183 and cover (illustrated in color)

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Date: 2015-11-10
Lot Number: 39
Low Estimate: $1500000 [+120%]
High Estimate: $2500000 [+32%]
Hammer Price: $3300000
Sold For: $3861000