Lot 98: MANUEL MARÍN Sans titre.
November 15, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Painted steel stabile, circa 2000. 324x650 mm; 12 3/4x25 5/8 inches. Incised signature on the base.
Marín (1942-2007) was born in Spain and in his teens trained as a bullfighter. In 1962, he traveled to London and worked temporarily for Henry Moore. Marín moved to New York in 1964 and in the late 1960s began sculpture full-time, focusing especially on mobiles, inspired by the work of Alexander Calder. In 1970, Marín had his first solo exhibition at the Alan Brown Gallery, Scarsdale.