Adolf Luther

German, 1912–1990

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Adolf Luther

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German, 1912–1990

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Optogon - Concave mirror object, 1967
Sold on Nov 25, 2020
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Sculpture
mirror object, round concave mirrors in two layers, cardboard, wood, aluminum frame, plexiglass
132.0 x 86.0 x 9.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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titled, signed, dated on the reverse Luther 1967, mirror object, round concave mirrors in two layers, cardboard, wood, aluminum frame, plexiglass, 86 x 132 x 9 cm, framed
Optogon - Concave mirror object, 1967
mirror object, round concave mirrors in two layers, cardboard, wood, aluminum frame, plexiglass
Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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132.0 x 86.0 x 9.0 cm
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Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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titled, signed, dated on the reverse Luther 1967, mirror object, round concave mirrors in two layers, cardboard, wood, aluminum frame, plexiglass, 86 x 132 x 9 cm, framed
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Optogon - optical glass stele, 1982
Sold on Nov 25, 2020
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optical glass stele, glass, in plexiglass frame
36.0 x 206.0 x 50.0 cm
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Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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Optogon - optical glass stele, c. 1982, optical lenses, glass, plexiglass, 206 x 36 x 50 cm (incl.plinth), in plexiglass frame
Optogon - optical glass stele, 1982
optical glass stele, glass, in plexiglass frame
Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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36.0 x 206.0 x 50.0 cm
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Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
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Optogon - optical glass stele, c. 1982, optical lenses, glass, plexiglass, 206 x 36 x 50 cm (incl.plinth), in plexiglass frame
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Frei reden können, 1953-1997
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
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oil on canvas
50 x 60cm
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Nov 10, 2020
Christie's
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Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997) Frei reden können oil on canvas 50 x 60cm. Painted in 1981
Frei reden können, 1953-1997
oil on canvas
Nov 10, 2020
Christie's
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50 x 60cm
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Nov 10, 2020
Christie's
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Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997) Frei reden können oil on canvas 50 x 60cm. Painted in 1981
€68,750
Untitled, 1970
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
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64 convex mirror squares on aluminum-laminated wooden panel. In object box
143.0 x 143.0 x 8.0 cm
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€68,750
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel. 1970. 64 convex mirror squares on aluminum-laminated wooden panel. In object box. Verso signed and dated and with the stamp "Luther Licht Materie". 143 x 143 x 8 cm (56.2 x 56.2 x 3.1 in). • Large-size work • Arranged in a strictly squared grid structure. • Highly energetic interplay of space and light. PROVENANCE: Private collection Flensburg Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from aforementioned, since ca. 1995). "This century is the century of energy, of space, which is filled with light and articulated through matter illuminated in the light." Adolf Luther, quote from: Heiner Stachelhaus, Luther, Stuttgart 1979, p. 34. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 17.40 h +/- 20 min.
Untitled, 1970
64 convex mirror squares on aluminum-laminated wooden panel. In object box
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€68,750
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143.0 x 143.0 x 8.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€68,750
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Ohne Titel. 1970. 64 convex mirror squares on aluminum-laminated wooden panel. In object box. Verso signed and dated and with the stamp "Luther Licht Materie". 143 x 143 x 8 cm (56.2 x 56.2 x 3.1 in). • Large-size work • Arranged in a strictly squared grid structure. • Highly energetic interplay of space and light. PROVENANCE: Private collection Flensburg Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from aforementioned, since ca. 1995). "This century is the century of energy, of space, which is filled with light and articulated through matter illuminated in the light." Adolf Luther, quote from: Heiner Stachelhaus, Luther, Stuttgart 1979, p. 34. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 17.40 h +/- 20 min.
€9,375
Hohlspiegelobjekt, 1979
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
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Round, half ttransparent concave mirroe on mirror surface with illuminant. In plexiglass box
40.0 x 40.0 x 16.0 cm
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€9,375
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Hohlspiegelobjekt. 1979. Round, half ttransparent concave mirroe on mirror surface with illuminant. In plexiglass box. Verso signed and dated. 40 x 40 x 16 cm (15.7 x 15.7 x 6.2 in). • Rare concave mirror object with interior illuminant. PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 14.22 h +/- 20 min.
Hohlspiegelobjekt, 1979
Round, half ttransparent concave mirroe on mirror surface with illuminant. In plexiglass box
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€9,375
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40.0 x 40.0 x 16.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€9,375
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Hohlspiegelobjekt. 1979. Round, half ttransparent concave mirroe on mirror surface with illuminant. In plexiglass box. Verso signed and dated. 40 x 40 x 16 cm (15.7 x 15.7 x 6.2 in). • Rare concave mirror object with interior illuminant. PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 14.22 h +/- 20 min.
€70,150
Convex mirror object, 1988
Sold on Jun 24, 2020
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convex mirrors, mirror, plexiglass, wooden plate
161.0 x 161.0 x 7.0 cm
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€70,150
Auction Sale
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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signed, dated on the reverse Luther 1988 and with the red stamps ENERGETISCHE PLASTIK and SEehen ist Schön, 4 x 4 convex mirrors, mirror, plexiglass, wooden plate, 161 x 161 x 7 cm, in plexiglass box
Convex mirror object, 1988
convex mirrors, mirror, plexiglass, wooden plate
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€70,150
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161.0 x 161.0 x 7.0 cm
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Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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€70,150
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signed, dated on the reverse Luther 1988 and with the red stamps ENERGETISCHE PLASTIK and SEehen ist Schön, 4 x 4 convex mirrors, mirror, plexiglass, wooden plate, 161 x 161 x 7 cm, in plexiglass box
€47,800
Stele, 1987
Sold on Jun 24, 2020
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concave mirrors, semi translucent, acrylic glass box, acrylic glass plinth
49.0 x 213.5 x 50.0 cm
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€47,800
Auction Sale
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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acrylic glass box, acrylic glass plinth, 213.5 x 49 x 50 cm
Stele, 1987
concave mirrors, semi translucent, acrylic glass box, acrylic glass plinth
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€47,800
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49.0 x 213.5 x 50.0 cm
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Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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€47,800
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acrylic glass box, acrylic glass plinth, 213.5 x 49 x 50 cm
€7,040
“Spiegel Objects” lenses, 1971
Sold on Mar 24, 2020
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lenses, concave mirror and black painted wooden panel in plexiglass box
28.0 x 27.5 x 8.0 cm
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€7,040
Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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“Spiegel Objects” lenses, 1971
lenses, concave mirror and black painted wooden panel in plexiglass box
Mar 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€7,040
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28.0 x 27.5 x 8.0 cm
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Mar 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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€7,040
€4,352
A Lens
Sold on Mar 11, 2020
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semi-transparent lens, mirror
39.5 x 39.5 x 8.5 cm
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€4,352
Auction Sale
Mar 11, 2020
Dorotheum
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A Lens
semi-transparent lens, mirror
Mar 11, 2020
Dorotheum
€4,352
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39.5 x 39.5 x 8.5 cm
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Mar 11, 2020
Dorotheum
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€4,352
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Stele with Lens, 1984
Sold on Dec 19, 2019
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lens, steel (stem and base)
253.0 cm
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Dec 19, 2019
Dorotheum
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Stele with Lens, 1984
lens, steel (stem and base)
Dec 19, 2019
Dorotheum
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253.0 cm
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Dec 19, 2019
Dorotheum
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