Isa Genzken

German, b. 1948

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Using insubstantial commercial materials to depict what seems indestructible, Isa Genzken’s sculptures explore the tension between permanence and transience. Drawing on the legacies of Constructivism and Minimalism and often involving a critical …

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Untitled, 1988
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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oil on canvas
102.0 x 72.0 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
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ISA GENZKEN (B. 1948) signed and dated 'Isa Genzken 1988' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 28 3/8 x 40 1/8in. (72 x 102cm.) Painted in 1988
Untitled, 1988
oil on canvas
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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102.0 x 72.0 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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ISA GENZKEN (B. 1948) signed and dated 'Isa Genzken 1988' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 28 3/8 x 40 1/8in. (72 x 102cm.) Painted in 1988
Basic Research, 1989
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
£30,240
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oil on canvas
60.0 x 45.0 cm
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£30,240
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Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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Basic Research, 1989
oil on canvas
Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
£30,240
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60.0 x 45.0 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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£30,240
More Light Research, 1992
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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lacquer on canvas
82.2 x 62cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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ISA GENZKEN (B. 1948) _More Light Research_ stamped with title '"MORE LIGHT RESEARCH"' (on the stretcher); signed and dated 'isa genzken, 1992' (on the reverse) lacquer on canvas 32 3/8 x 24 3/8in. (82.2 x 62cm.) Executed in 1992
More Light Research, 1992
lacquer on canvas
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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82.2 x 62cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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ISA GENZKEN (B. 1948) _More Light Research_ stamped with title '"MORE LIGHT RESEARCH"' (on the stretcher); signed and dated 'isa genzken, 1992' (on the reverse) lacquer on canvas 32 3/8 x 24 3/8in. (82.2 x 62cm.) Executed in 1992
Weltempfänger (World Receiver), 1948
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
£52,500
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55.2 x 19 x 8.8cm
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£52,500
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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ISA GENZKEN (B. 1948) _Weltempfänger_ _(World Receiver)_ signed and dedicated 'Für Dieter isa genzken' (on the reverse) concrete with two telescopic metal antennae 21 ¾ x 7 ½ x 3 ½in. (55.2 x 19 x 8.8cm.) Executed _circa _1990
Weltempfänger (World Receiver), 1948
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
£52,500
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55.2 x 19 x 8.8cm
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Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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£52,500
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ISA GENZKEN (B. 1948) _Weltempfänger_ _(World Receiver)_ signed and dedicated 'Für Dieter isa genzken' (on the reverse) concrete with two telescopic metal antennae 21 ¾ x 7 ½ x 3 ½in. (55.2 x 19 x 8.8cm.) Executed _circa _1990
Work (Edition for the Mönchhaus Museum Goslar), 2017
Sold on Oct 3, 2020
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Pigment print
50.0 x 70.0 cm
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Oct 3, 2020
SBI Art Auction
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2017 Pigment print Signed, dated and numbered on the reverse S. 70.0 × 50.0 cm (27½ × 19⅝ in.) ED. 25
Work (Edition for the Mönchhaus Museum Goslar), 2017
Pigment print
Oct 3, 2020
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50.0 x 70.0 cm
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Oct 3, 2020
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2017 Pigment print Signed, dated and numbered on the reverse S. 70.0 × 50.0 cm (27½ × 19⅝ in.) ED. 25
Fassade, 1986
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€175,000
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Bronze
16.0 x 78.0 x 21.0 cm
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€175,000
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Fassade. 1986. Bronze. Monogrammed and dated on bottom edge. One of two casts. 78 x 16 x 21 cm (30.7 x 6.2 x 8.2 in). • Our two works are the only bronzes in Genzken's oeuvre. • They are the only copies on the international market, as only two casts each were made, of which one copy remained inthe artist's ownership. • Isa Genzken is one of the internationally most acknowledged contemporary artists. • In 2007 Genzken was the main act of the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. • In 2013/15 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Dallas Museum of Art showed a grand Genzken retrospective. • Genzken is represented by, among others, international galleries like Buchholz, Berlin, Hauser & Wirth, London/New York/Zürich, and David Zwirner, London/New York. The work is registered in the unpublished catalog raisonné of Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, with the inventory number "IG/S 1986/32". PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland (acquired from the artist in 1986). EXHIBITION: vgl. Isa Genzken, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich 1986 (showing gypsum sculptures, among others of the work "Fassade"). LITERATURE: Isa Genzken, University of Chicago, Renaissance Society Gallery, Chicago; Portikus Frankfurt am Main; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus 1992-1993, no. 84, with illu. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 19.23 h +/- 20 min.
Fassade, 1986
Bronze
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€175,000
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16.0 x 78.0 x 21.0 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€175,000
Description
Fassade. 1986. Bronze. Monogrammed and dated on bottom edge. One of two casts. 78 x 16 x 21 cm (30.7 x 6.2 x 8.2 in). • Our two works are the only bronzes in Genzken's oeuvre. • They are the only copies on the international market, as only two casts each were made, of which one copy remained inthe artist's ownership. • Isa Genzken is one of the internationally most acknowledged contemporary artists. • In 2007 Genzken was the main act of the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. • In 2013/15 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Dallas Museum of Art showed a grand Genzken retrospective. • Genzken is represented by, among others, international galleries like Buchholz, Berlin, Hauser & Wirth, London/New York/Zürich, and David Zwirner, London/New York. The work is registered in the unpublished catalog raisonné of Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, with the inventory number "IG/S 1986/32". PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland (acquired from the artist in 1986). EXHIBITION: vgl. Isa Genzken, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich 1986 (showing gypsum sculptures, among others of the work "Fassade"). LITERATURE: Isa Genzken, University of Chicago, Renaissance Society Gallery, Chicago; Portikus Frankfurt am Main; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus 1992-1993, no. 84, with illu. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 19.23 h +/- 20 min.
Steiner, 1986
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€100,000
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Sculpture
Bronze with black-brown patina
38.0 x 52.0 x 13.0 cm
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€100,000
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Steiner. 1986. Bronze with black-brown patina. Monogrammed and dated on bottom edge. One of two casts. 52 x 38 x 13 cm (20.4 x 14.9 x 5.1 in). • Our two works are the only bronzes in Genzken's oeuvre. • They are the only copies on the international market, as only two casts each were made, of which one copy remained inthe artist's ownership. • In 2007 Genzken was the main act of the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. • In 2013/15 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Dallas Museum of Art showed a grand Genzken retrospective. • Genzken is represented by, among others, international galleries like Buchholz, Berlin, Hauser & Wirth, London/New York/Zürich, and David Zwirner, London/New York.. The work is registered in the unpublished catalog raisonné of Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, with the inventory number "IG/S 1986/27". PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland (acquired from the artist in 1986). EXHIBITION: vgl. Isa Genzken, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich 1986 (showing gypsum sculptures, among others of the work "Steiner"). LITERATURE: Isa Genzken, University of Chicago, Renaissance Society Gallery, Chicago; Portikus Frankfurt am Main; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1992-1993, no. 75, with illu. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 19.25 h +/- 20 min.
Steiner, 1986
Bronze with black-brown patina
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€100,000
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Sculpture
38.0 x 52.0 x 13.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€100,000
Description
Steiner. 1986. Bronze with black-brown patina. Monogrammed and dated on bottom edge. One of two casts. 52 x 38 x 13 cm (20.4 x 14.9 x 5.1 in). • Our two works are the only bronzes in Genzken's oeuvre. • They are the only copies on the international market, as only two casts each were made, of which one copy remained inthe artist's ownership. • In 2007 Genzken was the main act of the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. • In 2013/15 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Dallas Museum of Art showed a grand Genzken retrospective. • Genzken is represented by, among others, international galleries like Buchholz, Berlin, Hauser & Wirth, London/New York/Zürich, and David Zwirner, London/New York.. The work is registered in the unpublished catalog raisonné of Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, with the inventory number "IG/S 1986/27". PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland (acquired from the artist in 1986). EXHIBITION: vgl. Isa Genzken, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich 1986 (showing gypsum sculptures, among others of the work "Steiner"). LITERATURE: Isa Genzken, University of Chicago, Renaissance Society Gallery, Chicago; Portikus Frankfurt am Main; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1992-1993, no. 75, with illu. Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 19.25 h +/- 20 min.
Chicago, 1991
Sold on Jun 2, 2020
€81,250
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130 x 14.5 x 12cm
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€81,250
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Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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Isa Genzken (b. 1948) Chicago signed, titled and dated 'Chicago Isa Genzken 1991' (on the underside) concrete with telescopic metal antenna 130 x 14.5 x 12cm. Executed in 1991
Chicago, 1991
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
€81,250
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130 x 14.5 x 12cm
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Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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€81,250
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Isa Genzken (b. 1948) Chicago signed, titled and dated 'Chicago Isa Genzken 1991' (on the underside) concrete with telescopic metal antenna 130 x 14.5 x 12cm. Executed in 1991
Weltempfänger (World Receiver), 1990
Sold on Feb 13, 2020
£52,500
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98 x 28 x 7cm
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£52,500
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Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
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Isa Genzken (b. 1948) _Weltempfänger (World Receiver)_ signed twice and dated 'Genzken Isa Genzken 1990' (on the underside) concrete with telescopic metal antenna 38 5/8 x 11 x 2 ¾in. (98 x 28 x 7cm.) Executed in 1990
Weltempfänger (World Receiver), 1990
Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
£52,500
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98 x 28 x 7cm
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Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
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£52,500
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Isa Genzken (b. 1948) _Weltempfänger (World Receiver)_ signed twice and dated 'Genzken Isa Genzken 1990' (on the underside) concrete with telescopic metal antenna 38 5/8 x 11 x 2 ¾in. (98 x 28 x 7cm.) Executed in 1990
Corridor, 1988
Sold on Oct 5, 2019
£225,000
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concrete and galvanized steel
250 x 86 x 40cm
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£225,000
Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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Isa Genzken (b. 1948) _Corridor_ concrete and galvanized steel 98 3/8 x 33 7/8 x 15 ¾in. (250 x 86 x 40cm.) Executed in 1988
Corridor, 1988
concrete and galvanized steel
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
£225,000
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250 x 86 x 40cm
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Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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£225,000
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Isa Genzken (b. 1948) _Corridor_ concrete and galvanized steel 98 3/8 x 33 7/8 x 15 ¾in. (250 x 86 x 40cm.) Executed in 1988