Achrome
Artwork: Achrome
Size: 150 x 100 cm
Medium: Sewn cloth and kaolin
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed and dated '61 on the stretcher
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: The Artist; Countess Valeria Manzoni di Chiosca, Milan (the artist's mother); Private Collection, Italy (thence by descent from the previous); Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2000
Exhibition history: Zagreb, Galerija suvremene umjetnosti, Nove Tendencije, August - September 1961, n.p., no. 41, illustrated (incorrect orientation); London, Tate Gallery, Piero Manzoni: Paintings, Reliefs and Objects, March - May 1974, no. 74; Milan, Galleria Blu, Piero Manzoni. Essere in tutti i Sensi, April - July 1988; Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Herning, Herning Kunstmuseum; Madrid, La Fundacion 'La Caixa', Piero Manzoni, March - December 1991, p. 135, no. 65, illustrated ; Turin, Castello di Rivoli - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Piero Manzoni, February - March 1992, p. 135, no. 65, illustrated; London, Serpentine Gallery, Piero Manzoni, February - April 1998, p. 187, illustrated in colour; Naples, Madre: Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Piero Manzoni, May - September 2007, p. 266, no. 292, illustrated in colour; Riva del Garda, MAG: Museo Alto Garda, Oltre il confine della tela: Fontana, Burri, Manzoni, Dadamaino, Bonalumi, Scheggi, July - November 2015 London, Mazzoleni Art, Piero Manzoni Achromes: Linea Infinita, February - April 2016, p. 60, illustrated in colour

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Date: 2019-10-03
Lot Number: 32