Adolf Luther

German, 1912–1990

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A self-taught painter and light sculptor, Adolf Luther sought to “represent truths lying beyond optical reality” with dark matter, glass, mirrors, lenses, and lasers. Luther experimented with Color Field painting before developing an interest in …

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Hanging lens
Sold on Nov 26, 2020
€7,761
US$9,248
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Painting
black plastic frame
60.5 cm
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€7,761
Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2020
Dorotheum
Hanging lens
black plastic frame
Nov 26, 2020
Dorotheum
€7,761
US$9,248
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Painting
60.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2020
Dorotheum
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€7,761
Optogon - optical glass stele, 1982
Sold on Nov 25, 2020
€51,100
US$60,797
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Sculpture
optical glass stele, glass, in plexiglass frame
36.0 x 206.0 x 50.0 cm
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€51,100
Auction Sale
Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
Optogon - optical glass stele, 1982
optical glass stele, glass, in plexiglass frame
Nov 25, 2020
Dorotheum
€51,100
US$60,797
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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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€51,100
Untitled, 1970
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€68,750
US$78,293
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Painting
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
Untitled, 1970
64 convex mirror squares on aluminum-laminated wooden panel. In object box
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€68,750
US$78,293
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Painting
143.0 x 143.0 x 8.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€68,750
Hohlspiegelobjekt, 1979
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€9,375
US$10,676
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Sculpture
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
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Hohlspiegelobjekt, 1979
Round, half ttransparent concave mirroe on mirror surface with illuminant. In plexiglass box
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€9,375
US$10,676
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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
Convex mirror object, 1988
Sold on Jun 24, 2020
€70,150
US$79,358
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Sculpture
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
Convex mirror object, 1988
convex mirrors, mirror, plexiglass, wooden plate
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€70,150
US$79,358
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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
Stele, 1987
Sold on Jun 24, 2020
€47,800
US$54,074
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Sculpture
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
Stele, 1987
concave mirrors, semi translucent, acrylic glass box, acrylic glass plinth
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€47,800
US$54,074
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49.0 x 213.5 x 50.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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€47,800
“Spiegel Objects” lenses, 1971
Sold on Mar 24, 2020
€7,040
US$7,577
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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
“Spiegel Objects” lenses, 1971
lenses, concave mirror and black painted wooden panel in plexiglass box
Mar 24, 2020
Dorotheum
€7,040
US$7,577
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28.0 x 27.5 x 8.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2020
Dorotheum
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€7,040
A Lens
Sold on Mar 11, 2020
€4,352
US$4,923
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Sculpture
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
A Lens
semi-transparent lens, mirror
Mar 11, 2020
Dorotheum
€4,352
US$4,923
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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
Untitled, 1972
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
€1,860
US$2,061
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Mirror object: 6 semi-transparent mirror stripes in front of mirror backpanel on wood
25.5 x 25.5 x 7.5 cm
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€1,860
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Lempertz
Untitled, 1972
Mirror object: 6 semi-transparent mirror stripes in front of mirror backpanel on wood
Dec 4, 2019
Lempertz
€1,860
US$2,061
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25.5 x 25.5 x 7.5 cm
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Dec 4, 2019
Lempertz
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€1,860
Hanging lens, 1976
Sold on Nov 28, 2019
€7,680
US$8,451
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Painting
2 lenses
63.0 cm
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€7,680
Auction Sale
Nov 28, 2019
Dorotheum
Hanging lens, 1976
2 lenses
Nov 28, 2019
Dorotheum
€7,680
US$8,451
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63.0 cm
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Nov 28, 2019
Dorotheum
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€7,680