ARMAN (1928-2005) Astarte, 1988
Lot 87W
ARMAN (1928-2005) Astarte, 1988
US$ 60,000 - 80,000
£35,000 - 47,000
Auction Details
Contemporary Art New York
14 May 2013 13:00 EDT

Auction 20945
Lot Details
ARMAN (1928-2005)
Astarte, 1988
incised 'Arman ESSAI 1/2' (on the base)
sliced bronze statue with welded violin and bow
60in. (152.4cm) high
This work is test proof one from an edition of eight plus two test proofs.

Footnotes

  • This work is recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York under number APA# 8309.88.001.

    PROVENANCE:
    Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal.

    "Arman's gestures are always destructive. His Coupes of statues or objects often play on his memory of technical cutting and the transformation of the very nature of the object. A statue cut up into slices is no longer merely an abstract line, but a network evoking from afar its prime function" – E. Navarro
    (E. Navarro, Arman, Paris 1997, p. 14).
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