Archisponge (RE 11)
Artwork: Archisponge (RE 11)
Size: 200 x 165 cm
Medium: Natural sponges, pebbles and dry blue pigment in synthetic resin on panel
Creation year: 1960
Marks: Signed, titled and dated '1960', verso
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Jean Larcade, Paris; Jean-Marie Rossi, Paris; Sotheby's London, April 5, 1979, lot 465a; Private Collection, London (acquired from the above); Francois de Menil, New York; Acquired by the present owner from the above circa 1983
Exhibition history: Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange, Yves Klein: Monochrome und Feuer, January - February 1961, cat. no. 2; Paris, Centre Pompidou; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Yves Klein: Corps, Coleur, Immateriel, October 2006 - February 2007, p. 69, illustrated in color

Date: 2008-11-11
Lot Number: 12