Gegen Die Zwei Supermachte—Fur Eine Rote Schweiz [Against The Two Superpowers—For A Red Switzerland]
Artwork: Gegen Die Zwei Supermachte—Fur Eine Rote Schweiz [Against The Two Superpowers—For A Red Switzerland]
Size: 255 x 316.5 cm
Medium: Spray paint on newspaper mounted on canvas
Creation year: 1976
Marks: Signed and dated 'S Polke 76' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Dietmar Werle, Cologne; Private collection, Dusseldorf; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2012
Exhibition history: London, Tate Modern; New York, Museum of Modern Art; Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010, April 2014-July 2015, pp. 32 and 283, fig. C, no. 181 (illustrated in color); Lugano, Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana, And now the good news, May-August 2016; Landesmuseum Zurich, Imagine 68. Das Spektakel der Revolution, September 2018-January 2019

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Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 21B
Low Estimate: $3000000 [-12%]
High Estimate: $5000000 [-47%]
Hammer Price: $2633333
Sold For: $3175000