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FC1 (Fire Color 1)

Yves Klein-FC1 (Fire Color 1)-1962

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
FC1 (Fire Color 1)
Size:
141 x 299.5 x 3 cm
Medium :
Dry pigments and synthetic resin on panel with artist's frame
Creation Year:
1962
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Collection of the artist; Pierre Restany, Paris; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Yves Klein, October-December 1965, no. 40 (illustrated); Stockholm, Moderna Museet, L'espace interieur et exterieur, une exposition concernant un art universel, December 1965-February 1966, no. 198; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Yves Klein, March-April 1966, no. 40 (illustrated); Lausanne, Galerie Bonnier, Yves Klein: Peintures de feu, 1966, no. 26 (illustrated); New York, Jewish Museum, Yves Klein, January-March 1967; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum, Yves Klein, February-March 1968, no. 29 (illustrated); Kunsthalle Nuremberg, Yves Klein in Nuremberg, April-May 1968; Prague, Narodni Galerie, Yves Klein 1928-1962, 1968, no. 34 (illustrated); Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Yves Klein, December 1970, no. 29 (illustrated in color); Belgrade, Muzej savremene umetnosti, Yves Klein, slike, reljefi, skulpture, February-March 1971, no. 22 (illustrated); Zagreb, Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Yves Klein, March-April 1971, no. 45 (illustrated); Berne, Kunsthalle and Kunstverein Hannover, Yves Klein, August 1971, no. 34 (illustrated); Cagnes-sur-Mer, Chateau-Musee, Marie Raymond--Yves Klein, December 1972-February 1973; Nationalgalerie Berlin; Neuer Berliner Kunstverain and Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Yves Klein, June-August 1976, n.p. (illustrated); Houston, Rice Museum; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art and New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Yves Klein, 1928-1962: A Retrospective, February 1982-January 1983, no. 74 (illustrated in color); Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Yves Klein, March-May 1983, p. 79 (illustrated); Seibu Takanawa, Museum of Modern Art; Shiga, Museum of Modern Art and Fukushima, Iwaki City Art Museum, Yves Klein, July-September 1985; XXe Biennale Internationale de Sao Paulo; Paris, Centre National des Arts Plastiques and Marseille, Centre de la Vieille Charite, Yves Klein--Alain Jacquet--Antonio Semeraro--Insights, October. 1989-August 1990, p. 40 (illustrated in color); Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Yves Klein: the Fire Paintings, October-December 1992; Oslo, Museet for Samtidskunst; Tampere, Sara Hildenin Art Museum and Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art Yves Klein, April 1997-March 1998, p. 185 (illustrated); Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century, October-January 2000, no. 32 (illustrated in color); Nice, Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain and Prato, Museo Pecci, Yves Klein, Long Live the Immaterial!, April 2000-January 2001, pp. 180-181 (illustrated in color); Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Yves Klein into the Blue, September 2004-January 2005, p. 33 (illustrated in color); Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Yves Klein, January-May 2005, pp. 176-177 (illustrated in color); New York, Michael Werner, Yves Klein, Fire Paintings, October 2005, n.p. (illustrated); Dusseldorf, Museum Kunst Palast and Saint-Etienne Metropole, Musee d'Art Moderne, Zero--Internationale Kuunstler-Avantgarde der 50er/60er Jahre, April-July 2006, pp. 150-151 (illustrated in color); Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou and Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Yves Klein: Corps, couleur, immateriel, October 2006-June 2007, n.p. (illustrated in color); Fort Worth, Modern Art Museum, Declaring Space: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko, September 2007-February 2008, pp. 128-129 (illustrated in color); New York, Sperone Westwater, ZERO in New York, November-December 2008, n.p. (illustrated in color); Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers, May 2010-February 2011, pp. 242-243 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date:
2012-05-08
Lot Number :
34
Low Estimate :
$30,000,000[+8%]*
High Estimate :
$40,000,000[-19%]*
Hammer Price :
$32,500,000
Sold For :
$36,482,500*