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Arman, Sculpture, 'L 'Allégorie de la Lyre d'Orphée', 1985

Lot 65: Arman, Sculpture, 'L 'Allégorie de la Lyre d'Orphée', 1985

Estimated Price: €8,000 - €10,000

Description: Metal, welded and partially brown patina, mounted on a wooden base France, 1985 Arman (1928-2005) - in fact Armand Pierre Fernandez, French artistDimensions: 39.5 x 19.5 x 8 cm Very good condition The sculpture is recorded in the archive of Arman Studio, New York under the number APA#7010.85.004, and in the Archives Denyse Durand - Ruel under the number 10.255This sculpture is a unique piece, which was realized in 1985 for the opera 'L'heure Espagnol' by Maurice Ravel; Metal sculptures by Arman fetch up to €31,000 on the international auction marketObject is regular taxed. 19% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.The artist Arman began with the painting before he began to create sculptures. In the late 1950s he experimented with objects which he took out of garbage cans. A little later he developed the so-called accumulations by connecting several identical objects side by side. In the early 1960s he starts smashing instruments and eventually included the broken objects in polyester or plexiglass. A popular object was the violin. The theme of music is also express in our sculpture, which was designed for an opera by Maurice Ravel.The sculpture is overall in very good condition. It is mounted at a metal rod on a wooden base and measures 39.5 x 19.5 x 8 cm. The total height is 46.5 cm.Arman (1928-2005)Arman, actually Armand Pierre Fernandez, first studied at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Nice before studying archeology and oriental art at the École du Louvre in Paris. At the same time he created already paintings inspired by surrealism. The artist became interested in African art and is fascinated by the works of Serge Poliakoff, Jackson Pollock and Kurt Schwitters. In 1958 he took on the alias Arman and began to experiment with the first accumulations. An exhibition in 1960, for which the artist had the gallery filled with waste lead to sudden fame. In subsequent years, the artist realized numerous performances and installations. Works by Arman are held at the MoMA in New York, the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington and the Tate Gallery in London. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance. Auctionata charges the resale rights tax pursuant to Section 26 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG) towards the buyer in case of the sale of an original work of art or photography prior to 70 years having lapsed since the death of their creator. Therefore, Auctionata charges when purchasing a good - if a protection as an original work of art or photography is given - starting from a hammer price of EUR 400 an additional amount, which is calculated according to Section 26 (2) German Copyright Act (UrhG) and which does not exceed the amount of EUR 12,500. You can find more information about resale rights tax in Auctionata´s table of fees and T&C.

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ARMAN Serenade

Lot 137: ARMAN Serenade

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Original Limited Edition Silk-screen on Arches paper, 1978. Edition Size: 150, plus proofs. Paper Size: 30" x 22.25." Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. Published by Jackie Fine Arts. Excellent Condition; never framed or matted.

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Starting bid: $800 (0 bids)

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