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Accumulation Multimedia, 1994

Film rolls and negative films embedded in plexiglas
19 7/10 × 11 4/5 × 5 1/2 in
50 × 30 × 14 cm
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PIASA

19.7 x 11.8 x 5.5 in
This work is registered in Mrs Denyse Durand-Ruel archive under the number 5804

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19.7 x 11.8 x 5.5 in
This work is registered in Mrs Denyse Durand-Ruel archive under the number 5804

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Medium
Mixed Media
Signature
Signed lower right
Arman (1928-2005)
French-American, 1928–2005
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Arman (born Armand Pierre Fernandez) was an early proponent of accumulation and scatter art. In 1959, he began displaying collections of objects in Plexiglas cases and creating installations of strewn garbage, which he called “Poubelles,” or “trash bins.” He also welded identical objects together to create larger sculptural pieces. In 1961, along with Yves Klein, Jean Tinguely, Jacques Villeglé, art critic Pierre Restany, and others, Arman founded Nouveau Réalisme, a group interested in new approaches to the concept of “reality.” Spending time in New York in the 1960s, Arman adopted destruction as a strategy for creating something new—slicing, burning, and smashing objects such as bronze statues and musical instruments to mount on canvas. Andy Warhol owned two of Arman’s Poubelles, and Arman appears in the Warhol’s 1964 film Dinner at Daley’s.

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19.7 x 11.8 x 5.5 in
This work is registered in Mrs Denyse Durand-Ruel archive under the number 5804

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19.7 x 11.8 x 5.5 in
This work is registered in Mrs Denyse Durand-Ruel archive under the number 5804

Buyer responsible for Buyer’s Premium and any applicable taxes, including VAT.

Medium
Mixed Media
Signature
Signed lower right
Arman (1928-2005)
French-American, 1928–2005
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Arman (born Armand Pierre Fernandez) was an early proponent of accumulation and scatter art. In 1959, he began displaying collections of objects in Plexiglas cases and creating installations of strewn garbage, which he called “Poubelles,” or “trash bins.” He also welded identical objects together to create larger sculptural pieces. In 1961, along with Yves Klein, Jean Tinguely, Jacques Villeglé, art critic Pierre Restany, and others, Arman founded Nouveau Réalisme, a group interested in new approaches to the concept of “reality.” Spending time in New York in the 1960s, Arman adopted destruction as a strategy for creating something new—slicing, burning, and smashing objects such as bronze statues and musical instruments to mount on canvas. Andy Warhol owned two of Arman’s Poubelles, and Arman appears in the Warhol’s 1964 film Dinner at Daley’s.

Accumulation Multimedia, 1994

Film rolls and negative films embedded in plexiglas
19 7/10 × 11 4/5 × 5 1/2 in
50 × 30 × 14 cm
Bidding closed
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