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Yves Klein

Yves Klein Propositions Monochromes with IKB (International Klein Blue), 1957

Extremely rare vintage invitation with IKB for Galerie Schmela exhibition
8 1/4 × 11 3/4 in
21 × 29.8 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$10,000
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $70 domestic, $95 rest of world
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In 1955, Yves Klein had his first public showing of his monochrome oil paintings, presenting a new …

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In 1955, Yves Klein had his first public showing of his monochrome oil paintings, presenting a new and controversial form of abstraction that only featured a single color. At the Club des Solitaires in Paris, Klein adorned the walls with intensely vibrant canvases in colors like magenta, yellow, red, and blue. His …

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Original Invitation for the exhibition "Yves Propositions Monochromes", Galerie Schmela, …

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Original Invitation for the exhibition "Yves Propositions Monochromes", Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, 31 May - 23 June 1957. Good luck finding another one of these extremely rare, valuable and highly collectible invitations anywhere else in the world. This is the LIFETIME invitation to Yves Klein's …

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Condition
In good, stable vintage condition with expected folds, as issued. The IKB (International Klein Blue) color remains striking.
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Galerie Schmela
Yves Klein
French, 1928–1962
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Yves Klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as International …

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Yves Klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as International Klein Blue in 1961. “Blue…is beyond dimensions, whereas the other colors are not,” he said. “All colors arouse specific ideas, while blue suggests at most the sea and the sky; and they, after all, are in actual, visible …

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About the work

In 1955, Yves Klein had his first public showing of his monochrome oil paintings, presenting a new …

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In 1955, Yves Klein had his first public showing of his monochrome oil paintings, presenting a new and controversial form of abstraction that only featured a single color. At the Club des Solitaires in Paris, Klein adorned the walls with intensely vibrant canvases in colors like magenta, yellow, red, and blue. His …

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Alpha 137 Gallery
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Original Invitation for the exhibition "Yves Propositions Monochromes", Galerie Schmela, …

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Original Invitation for the exhibition "Yves Propositions Monochromes", Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, 31 May - 23 June 1957. Good luck finding another one of these extremely rare, valuable and highly collectible invitations anywhere else in the world. This is the LIFETIME invitation to Yves Klein's …

Read more
Condition
In good, stable vintage condition with expected folds, as issued. The IKB (International Klein Blue) color remains striking.
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Galerie Schmela
Yves Klein
French, 1928–1962
Follow

Yves Klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as International …

Read more

Yves Klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as International Klein Blue in 1961. “Blue…is beyond dimensions, whereas the other colors are not,” he said. “All colors arouse specific ideas, while blue suggests at most the sea and the sky; and they, after all, are in actual, visible …

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Yves Klein

Yves Klein Propositions Monochromes with IKB (International Klein Blue), 1957

Extremely rare vintage invitation with IKB for Galerie Schmela exhibition
8 1/4 × 11 3/4 in
21 × 29.8 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$10,000
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $70 domestic, $95 rest of world
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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