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Arnulf Rainer

Das Blau der Nacht, 1997

Etching, coloured, handsigned, numbered
19 7/10 × 25 3/5 in
50 × 65 cm
Edition of 35
This is part of a limited edition set.
€3,000
location
Berlin
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ARTEDIO
Berlin
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Print, etching, limited edition of 35, handsigned, numbered, very good state, artwork is offered unframed, framing on request, worldwide shipping

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Artist: Arnulf Rainer
Title: Das Blau der Nacht
Originality: original
Type: original print, limited edition print
Technique: coloured Etching
Making: 1997
Sheet size: 25.6 …

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Hand-signed by artist, handsigned and numbered
Arnulf Rainer
Austrian, b. 1929
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Despite anti-establishment sentiments and intensely unconventional methods, Arnulf Rainer has achieved massive acclaim, his career spanning half a century, with monumental retrospectives and the establishment of a museum dedicated to his work. Almost entirely self-taught, Rainer merged an interest in fantastic Surrealism with the physicality and spontaneity of Art Informel in his early paintings, before moving towards abstraction and more experimental practices. From 1951 to 1954, he produced a series of “Blind Paintings” in which he played off the technique of Automatism by painting blindfolded. Rainer has continually returned to overpainting and reworking, painting over—either partially or completely—paintings by other artists or photographs of figures or nature, often building up heavy impasto. Intensely interested in physical expressions of emotion, Rainer has also painted with his feet and fingers, photographed himself in states of extreme emotion, studied the painting of chimpanzees, and tested the effects of hallucinogenic drugs on his practice.

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About the work
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ARTEDIO
Berlin
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Print, etching, limited edition of 35, handsigned, numbered, very good state, artwork is offered …

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Print, etching, limited edition of 35, handsigned, numbered, very good state, artwork is offered unframed, framing on request, worldwide shipping

Details:
Artist: Arnulf Rainer
Title: Das Blau der Nacht
Originality: original
Type: original print, limited edition print
Technique: coloured Etching
Making: 1997
Sheet size: 25.6 …

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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, handsigned and numbered
Arnulf Rainer
Austrian, b. 1929
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Despite anti-establishment sentiments and intensely unconventional methods, Arnulf Rainer has achieved massive acclaim, his career spanning half a century, with monumental retrospectives and the establishment of a museum dedicated to his work. Almost entirely self-taught, Rainer merged an interest in fantastic Surrealism with the physicality and spontaneity of Art Informel in his early paintings, before moving towards abstraction and more experimental practices. From 1951 to 1954, he produced a series of “Blind Paintings” in which he played off the technique of Automatism by painting blindfolded. Rainer has continually returned to overpainting and reworking, painting over—either partially or completely—paintings by other artists or photographs of figures or nature, often building up heavy impasto. Intensely interested in physical expressions of emotion, Rainer has also painted with his feet and fingers, photographed himself in states of extreme emotion, studied the painting of chimpanzees, and tested the effects of hallucinogenic drugs on his practice.

Arnulf Rainer

Das Blau der Nacht, 1997

Etching, coloured, handsigned, numbered
19 7/10 × 25 3/5 in
50 × 65 cm
Edition of 35
This is part of a limited edition set.
€3,000
location
Berlin
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