Lot 526: STEPHAN BALKENHOL, Untitled, 2005

Lempertz

December 1, 2012, 2:00 PM CET
Cologne, Germany
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Description: Work in 2 parts: Wawa wood, painted, Height approx. 175 cm and wooden relief, painted 140 x 100 cm. Provenance: Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (label verso); Private Collection, BelgiumExhibition: Baden-Baden 2006 (Staatliche Kunsthalle), Duisburg 2006/2007 (Museum Küppersmühle), Salzburg 2007 (Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg), Stephan Balkenhol, exhib.cat., p.283, p.247 with coll.ill. (different dimensions)London 2005 (Stephen Friedman Gallery), Stephan BalkenholThe exhibition curator Matthias Winzen explains the special aura of the artist's wooden figures:"Stephan Balkenhol's phenomenal sculptural ability is partly that he never completely subjects wood as a dead/live natural material to a process of sawing or cutting, that he never peels human figures totally smoothly and artistically out of their material, but that he leaves his figures close to Daphne - clearly as human images but without entirely avoiding the density of the solid material. The artist's intention to depict does not triumph over the material it requires [...] The appearance of a human figure out of the wood always remains an open issue for Balkenhol." (Matthias Winzen, Wo steht der Bildhauer?, in: Matthias Winzen (ed.), Stephan Balkenhol, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden et al., Cologne 2006, p.32).
Artist or Maker: STEPHAN BALKENHOL
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December 1, 2012, 2:00 PM CET

Cologne, Germany

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