Adrian Ghenie

Romanian, b. 1977

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In his darkly disturbing works, Cluj School painter Adrian Ghenie weaves together personal and collective memories and fears to address the traumas of 20th-century European history. Recalling the textural richness of Northern European Renaissance

Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
£7m, Christie's, 2016
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HK$9,250,000
Self-Portrait, 2016
Sold on May 24, 2021
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
34.2 x 44.2 cm
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Realized Price
HK$9,250,000
Auction Sale
May 24, 2021
Christie's
Description
ADRIAN GHENIE (B. 1977) signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2016’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 44.2 x 34.2 cm. (17 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.) Painted in 2016
Self-Portrait, 2016
oil on canvas
May 24, 2021
Christie's
HK$9,250,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Painting
34.2 x 44.2 cm
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Auction Sale
May 24, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$9,250,000
Description
ADRIAN GHENIE (B. 1977) signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2016’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 44.2 x 34.2 cm. (17 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.) Painted in 2016
HK$65,975,000
Collector I, 2008
Sold on May 24, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
290.0 x 200.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$65,975,000
Auction Sale
May 24, 2021
Christie's
Description
ADRIAN GHENIE (B.1977) signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2008’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 200 x 290 cm. (78 3/4 x 114 1/8 in.) Painted in 2008
Collector I, 2008
oil on canvas
May 24, 2021
Christie's
HK$65,975,000
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Painting
290.0 x 200.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 24, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$65,975,000
Description
ADRIAN GHENIE (B.1977) signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2008’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 200 x 290 cm. (78 3/4 x 114 1/8 in.) Painted in 2008
$2,730,000
Burning Books, 2014
Sold on May 11, 2021
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil and acrylic on canvas
129.54 x 189.55 cm
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Realized Price
$2,730,000
Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Christie's
Description
ADRIAN GHENIE (B. 1977) signed and dated 'Ghenie 2014' (on the reverse) oil and acrylic on canvas 74 5/8 x 51 ¼ in. (190 x 130 cm.) Painted in 2014.
Burning Books, 2014
oil and acrylic on canvas
May 11, 2021
Christie's
$2,730,000
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Artwork Info
Painting
129.54 x 189.55 cm
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Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
$2,730,000
Description
ADRIAN GHENIE (B. 1977) signed and dated 'Ghenie 2014' (on the reverse) oil and acrylic on canvas 74 5/8 x 51 ¼ in. (190 x 130 cm.) Painted in 2014.
HK$10,823,000
Self-Portrait in 1945 1945年的自畫像, 2015
Sold on Apr 19, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
27.1 x 40.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$10,823,000
Auction Sale
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
b. 1977 Self-Portrait in 1945 oil on canvas signed and dated 2015 on the reverse 40 by 27.1 cm.  15¾ by 10⅝ in. ---------------------------------------------- 亞德里安・格尼 生於1977年 1945年的自畫像 油畫畫布 2015年作 款識 Ghenie,2015(作品背面) 40 x 27.1 公分,15¾ x 10⅝ 英寸
Self-Portrait in 1945 1945年的自畫像, 2015
oil on canvas
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$10,823,000
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Artwork Info
Painting
27.1 x 40.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$10,823,000
Description
b. 1977 Self-Portrait in 1945 oil on canvas signed and dated 2015 on the reverse 40 by 27.1 cm.  15¾ by 10⅝ in. ---------------------------------------------- 亞德里安・格尼 生於1977年 1945年的自畫像 油畫畫布 2015年作 款識 Ghenie,2015(作品背面) 40 x 27.1 公分,15¾ x 10⅝ 英寸
HK$48,026,000
The Trip 旅程, 2016
Sold on Apr 19, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
199.8 x 240.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$48,026,000
Auction Sale
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important Private Collection b. 1977 The Trip oil on canvas signed and dated 2016 on the reverse 240 by 199.8 cm.  94½ by 78⅝ in. ---------------------------------------------- 重要私人珍藏 亞德里安・格尼 生於1977年 旅程 油畫畫布 2016年作 款識 Ghenie,2016(作品背面) 240 x 199.8 公分,94½ x 78⅝ 英寸
The Trip 旅程, 2016
oil on canvas
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$48,026,000
Realized price
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Painting
199.8 x 240.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$48,026,000
Description
Property from an Important Private Collection b. 1977 The Trip oil on canvas signed and dated 2016 on the reverse 240 by 199.8 cm.  94½ by 78⅝ in. ---------------------------------------------- 重要私人珍藏 亞德里安・格尼 生於1977年 旅程 油畫畫布 2016年作 款識 Ghenie,2016(作品背面) 240 x 199.8 公分,94½ x 78⅝ 英寸
£37,800
Study for Nougat 5, 2010
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
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Work on Paper
acrylic and photo collage on paper
48.3 x 33.8 cm
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Realized Price
£37,800
Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
Description
Study for Nougat 5, 2010
acrylic and photo collage on paper
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
£37,800
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Work on Paper
48.3 x 33.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
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Realized Price
£37,800
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Playing as Bob, 2010
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
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Painting
paper collage and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas
121.0 x 198.0 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
Description
Playing as Bob, 2010
paper collage and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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Painting
121.0 x 198.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
Price not available
£20,160
The Departure, 2008
Sold on Apr 7, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
18.5 x 29.5 cm
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Realized Price
£20,160
Auction Sale
Apr 7, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 2008 on the reverse oil on canvas 29.5 by 18.5 cm. 11¾ by 7¼ in.
The Departure, 2008
oil on canvas
Apr 7, 2021
Sotheby's
£20,160
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Painting
18.5 x 29.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 7, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£20,160
Description
signed and dated 2008 on the reverse oil on canvas 29.5 by 18.5 cm. 11¾ by 7¼ in.
£5,040
Untitled, 1997
Sold on Feb 18, 2021
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Work on Paper
charcoal on paper
26.2 x 28.7 cm
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Realized Price
£5,040
Auction Sale
Feb 18, 2021
Phillips
Description
Untitled, 1997
charcoal on paper
Feb 18, 2021
Phillips
£5,040
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Work on Paper
26.2 x 28.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 18, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
£5,040
Bought in
Empty, 2007
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
102.0 x 45.5 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
Description
Empty, 2007
oil on canvas
Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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Painting
102.0 x 45.5 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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Price not available