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Lot 363 Dα

Gu Gan - An abstract painting by Gu Gan (born 1942)

Auction 1044 - overview Cologne
05.12.2014, 14:00 - China - Paintings, Decorative Arts, Sculptures -, Tibet/Nepal, India, South East Asia
Estimate: 9.000 € - 12.000 €
Result: 13.020 € (incl. premium)

Gu Gan

An abstract painting by Gu Gan (born 1942)

An abstract painting by Gu Gan (born 1942) entitled Walk (Chinese 'bu') and alluding to Chinese characters. Ink on paper, backed. Crumpled effect to areas of paper, one of the 'shuimo jili' techniques involving the spraying of an ink and water solution onto the paper. Inscribed and signed 1992, written by Gu Gan and sealed changshou (Long Life), wanxiang (Ten Thousand Phenomena) and Gu Gan. Framed and glazed.
Ca. 115 x 117 cm (sheet), 130 x 131,5 cm (frame)

古幹 《步》 水墨紙本
款識:一九九二年古幹寫。鈐印:長壽,萬象,古幹
來源:德國最重要作家之一诺贝尔文学奖得主 海因里希•伯尔(1917-1985) 家族收藏
錄入北京2005年版古幹著《漢字藝術》第34頁等
1992年12月17日-1993年2月14日黃苗子和古幹在德國科隆東亞藝術博物館舉辦書法作品聯展,這是該館首次展出中國當代書法作品。

Provenance

From the collection of the family of Nobel Prize winner for literature, Heinrich Böll (1917-1985)

Literature

Published in: Gu Gan: 'The Art of Chinese Characters' (in English and Chinese), Beijing 2005, pp. 34-35

Exhibitions

Exhibited in: "Mit diesen Händen: Moderne chinesischen Malerei und Kalligraphie der Künstler Huang Miaozi und Gu Gan", Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne, 17.12.1992 - 14.2.1993