Description: unique work on paper, 26.6 x 26.9 cm
Dimensions: 26.6 x 26.9 cm
Artist or Maker: Zbigniew Libera (b. 1959)
Medium: photography; unique work on paper
Notes: double-sided work, photo collage, felt-tip pen, described on the bottom: 'SPECJAL FOR YOU | 25.7 1987 | DOUBLE TROUBLE | Zbyszek L.'; NOTE: - To this lot we apply Artist's Resale Right (Droit de Suite) fee. Royalties are calculated using a sliding scale of percentages of the hammer price. Zbigniew Libera is one of the most interesting artists of the generation, who appeared on the national artistic scene in the 1980s (during this time he didn't take part in official artistic activities, he worked in alternative circle of Lodz's attic and 'Kultura Zrzuty'; he also worked with Zofia Kulik as her model). He creates objects, installations, video realizations, he uses photography, painting and is an author of multimedia activities. The contemplation and meditation works, which were presented in the beginning of the 1990s, including the video realization of 'Mystic perversion' (shown at the well-known exposition 'Mystic perversion and a rose' in 1992 at the National Art Gallery in Soport), attracted much interest into his artistic activity. Other expositions, where he showed this kind of realizations like 'Corrective appliances' (individual exposition at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw), or the model of a concentration camp built from the lego blocks, brought him the status of a controversial artists, as well international renown. In 2004, at the Atlas Sztuki in Lodz, National Art Gallery in Sopot, Arsenal in Poznan, he showed the exposition of his works which used the photographic message entitled 'Masters and positives'.
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