Lot 93: Albert Ricken, Selma, Relief Sculpture, Germany, 2007
October 20, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Pigmented plaster, on black painted wooden base
Albert Ricken (born 1970) – German Sculptor, ceramist
Monogrammed verso right above the base ‘AR’
Dimensions: 67 x 43.5 x 14 cm
The sculpture is in good condition. Occasionally, minimal soilings can be found on the figure. The upper apron of the base shows traces of wear like smaller scratches and blemishes. The dimensions, including the base are 67 x 43.5 x 14 cm.
Albert Ricken (born 1970)
The sculptor Albert Ricken was first trained as a pottery maker from 1987-89 and worked in various ceramic workshops in Potsdam and Berlin. In 1999 he attended the Art Academy Burg Giebichenstein/Halle as a visiting student and studied sculpture in the class of Bernd Göbel. From 1997-2003 he studied at the Art Academy Berlin-Weissensee under Berndt Wilde whose master student he became. Ricken often finds the themes for his sculptures incidentally from his environment such as family albums. (bde)
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