Alighiero Boetti (Italian, 1940-1994) 1984, 1984 12 panels
Lot 12
Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994) Anno 1984 1984 signed twice in the artist's book pencil on paper laid down on canvas, in 12 parts Each: 100 by 150cm. 39 3/8 by 59 1/16 in. Overall: 200 by 900 78 3/4 by 354 5/16 in. This work was executed in 1984.
£1.2 million - 1.8 million
US$ 2 million - 3 million
Auction Details
Alighiero Boetti (Italian
Lot Details
Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
Anno 1984
1984

signed twice in the artist's book
pencil on paper laid down on canvas, in 12 parts
Each: 100 by 150cm.
39 3/8 by 59 1/16 in.
Overall: 200 by 900
78 3/4 by 354 5/16 in.
This work was executed in 1984.

Footnotes

  • This work is registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome under number 711 and is accompanied by the artist's book.

    PROVENANCE
    The Artist Collection, Rome
    Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
    Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens (acquired directly from the above in 1987)
    Gift from the above to the present owner in 2000

    EXHIBITED
    Rome, Palazzo Taverna, Presentation of '1984' by Alighiero Boetti, 1985
    Athens, Athens School of Fine Arts; Copenhagen, Museum of Modern Art; New York, Guggenheim Museum Soho, Everything That's Interesting is New (The Dakis Joannou Collection), 1995-1996, p. 66-67, illustrated in colour

    LITERATURE
    Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Arte Povera, London 1999, p. 88, one panel illustrated in black and white

    Special Notice
    On occasion Bonhams may own either wholly or partially or may otherwise have an economic interest in the Lot. This is such a Lot.
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