Imi Knoebel

German, b. 1940

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Imi Knoebel’s minimalist hybrids of painting and sculpture explore relationships between color and structure. Knoebel studied under Joseph Beuys, but drew formative influence from Kasimir Malevich in his consistent return to the square and reductive …

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Pure Freude 39, 2001
Sold on Jun 23, 2021
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acrylic on aluminum
114.5 x 160.0 x 4.5 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Dorotheum
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signed, dated and numbered on the reverse imi 2001 - 39, acrylic on aluminum, 160 x 114.5 x 4.5 cm
Pure Freude 39, 2001
acrylic on aluminum
Jun 23, 2021
Dorotheum
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114.5 x 160.0 x 4.5 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Dorotheum
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signed, dated and numbered on the reverse imi 2001 - 39, acrylic on aluminum, 160 x 114.5 x 4.5 cm
Ich nicht XI, 2006
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acrylic on aluminum and acrylic on plastic sheet
373.0 x 317.5 x 8.4 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Dorotheum
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monogrammed, dated, inscribed on the reverse of Part C IMI 2.16, acrylic on aluminum and acrylic on plastic sheet, 317.5 x 373 x 8.4 cm
Ich nicht XI, 2006
acrylic on aluminum and acrylic on plastic sheet
Jun 23, 2021
Dorotheum
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373.0 x 317.5 x 8.4 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Dorotheum
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monogrammed, dated, inscribed on the reverse of Part C IMI 2.16, acrylic on aluminum and acrylic on plastic sheet, 317.5 x 373 x 8.4 cm
Odyshape C 5, 1995
Sold on Jun 19, 2021
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Acrylic on aluminum
123.0 x 123.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Odyshape C 5. 1995. Sculpture. Acrylic on aluminum. Signed and inscribed "C 5" on the reverse. Unique object. ca. 123 x 123 cm (48.4 x 48.4 in). [KT]. • In reference to Piet Mondrian, Knoebel uses the primary colors yellow, red and blue as well as the geometric shape of the straight line • Radical work in which Knoebel frees himself from all restrictions of content and function • The important representative of Minimal Art was represented at several documenta exhibitions (1972, 1977, 1982, 1987) • Works by Imi Knoebel are in numerous important collections, such as the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, the K20 / K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen and the Albertina, Vienna • In autumn / winter, the Goetz Collection, Munich, will honor the artist on occasion of his 80th birthday. PROVENANCE: Galerie MaxWeberSixFriedrich, Munich. Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above in 1996). Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 16.43 h +/- 20 min.
Odyshape C 5, 1995
Acrylic on aluminum
Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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123.0 x 123.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Odyshape C 5. 1995. Sculpture. Acrylic on aluminum. Signed and inscribed "C 5" on the reverse. Unique object. ca. 123 x 123 cm (48.4 x 48.4 in). [KT]. • In reference to Piet Mondrian, Knoebel uses the primary colors yellow, red and blue as well as the geometric shape of the straight line • Radical work in which Knoebel frees himself from all restrictions of content and function • The important representative of Minimal Art was represented at several documenta exhibitions (1972, 1977, 1982, 1987) • Works by Imi Knoebel are in numerous important collections, such as the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, the K20 / K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen and the Albertina, Vienna • In autumn / winter, the Goetz Collection, Munich, will honor the artist on occasion of his 80th birthday. PROVENANCE: Galerie MaxWeberSixFriedrich, Munich. Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above in 1996). Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 16.43 h +/- 20 min.
Face 2 Ed., 2002
Sold on Jun 18, 2021
£5,040
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Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
36.0 x 36.0 cm
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£5,040
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Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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Face 2 Ed., 2002
Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
£5,040
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1% est
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36.0 x 36.0 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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£5,040
Face 64 Ed., 2003
Sold on Jun 18, 2021
£5,292
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6% est
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Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
36.0 x 36.0 cm
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£5,292
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Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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Face 64 Ed., 2003
Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
£5,292
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6% est
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36.0 x 36.0 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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£5,292
Der Deutsche 12 Ed. (The German 12 Ed.), 2009
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Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
25.0 x 30.0 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
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Der Deutsche 12 Ed. (The German 12 Ed.), 2009
Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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Der Deutsche 5 Ed. (The German 5 Ed.), 2009
Sold on Jun 18, 2021
£3,780
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Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
25.0 x 30.0 cm
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£3,780
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Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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Der Deutsche 5 Ed. (The German 5 Ed.), 2009
Acrylic in colours, on seven constructed and collaged plastic panels
Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
£3,780
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25.0 x 30.0 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
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£3,780
Anima Mundi 45-5 Ed., 2010
Sold on Jun 16, 2021
£21,420
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71% est
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5 collages with acrylic in colours, on constructed plastic panels
36.0 x 46.1 cm
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£21,420
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Jun 16, 2021
Phillips
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Anima Mundi 45-5 Ed., 2010
5 collages with acrylic in colours, on constructed plastic panels
Jun 16, 2021
Phillips
£21,420
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71% est
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36.0 x 46.1 cm
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Jun 16, 2021
Phillips
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£21,420
Anima Mundi 81-3 III Ed., 2010
Sold on Jun 16, 2021
£10,080
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19% est
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3 collages with acrylic in colours, on constructed plastic panels
22.9 x 29.0 cm
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£10,080
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Jun 16, 2021
Phillips
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Anima Mundi 81-3 III Ed., 2010
3 collages with acrylic in colours, on constructed plastic panels
Jun 16, 2021
Phillips
£10,080
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19% est
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22.9 x 29.0 cm
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Jun 16, 2021
Phillips
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£10,080
IIAAOO, 2002
Sold on May 27, 2021
€10,000
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acrylic on plastic foil collage, in artist's frame
61.5 x 61.5 cm
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€10,000
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
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Imi Knoebel (b. 1940) titled, numbered and dated 'IIAAOO 2002 4/5' (on the backing); signed and dated 'Imi 2009' (on a label affixed to the backing) acrylic on plastic foil collage, in artist's frame collage: 61.5 x 61.5cm. overall: 65 x 65cm. Conceived in 2002 and executed in 2009, this work is number four from an edition of five plus two artist's proofs
IIAAOO, 2002
acrylic on plastic foil collage, in artist's frame
May 27, 2021
Christie's
€10,000
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61.5 x 61.5 cm
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
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€10,000
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Imi Knoebel (b. 1940) titled, numbered and dated 'IIAAOO 2002 4/5' (on the backing); signed and dated 'Imi 2009' (on a label affixed to the backing) acrylic on plastic foil collage, in artist's frame collage: 61.5 x 61.5cm. overall: 65 x 65cm. Conceived in 2002 and executed in 2009, this work is number four from an edition of five plus two artist's proofs