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Adrian Ghenie, ‘Pie Fight Interior 9’, Christie's
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Adrian Ghenie

Pie Fight Interior 9

Oil on canvas
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Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977)

Pie Fight Interior 9

signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse)

oil on …

Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977)

Pie Fight Interior 9

signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

79 x 59 3/8 in. (198 x 150.5 cm.)

Painted in 2013.

Signature
Signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse)
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 painting, Ghenie depicts figurative imagery in contrasting states of clarity, fluidity, and decay, dripping and pouring paint, scraping surfaces, and deploying strong chiaroscuro. His works reveal a preoccupation with 20th-century political and scientific ideologies, such as Communism and eugenics, and references to figures like Marcel Duchamp, German SS officer and physician Josef Mengele, and Charles Darwin figure heavily in his oeuvre.

Adrian Ghenie, ‘Pie Fight Interior 9’, Christie's
Adrian Ghenie, ‘Pie Fight Interior 9’, Christie's
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About the work
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Christie's

Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977)

Pie Fight Interior 9

signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse)

oil on …

Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977)

Pie Fight Interior 9

signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

79 x 59 3/8 in. (198 x 150.5 cm.)

Painted in 2013.

Signature
Signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse)
Adrian Ghenie
Romanian, b. 1977
Follow

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 painting, Ghenie depicts figurative imagery in contrasting states of clarity, fluidity, and decay, dripping and pouring paint, scraping surfaces, and deploying strong chiaroscuro. His works reveal a preoccupation with 20th-century political and scientific ideologies, such as Communism and eugenics, and references to figures like Marcel Duchamp, German SS officer and physician Josef Mengele, and Charles Darwin figure heavily in his oeuvre.

Adrian Ghenie

Pie Fight Interior 9

Oil on canvas
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.