Private Sales - Anne Imhof - Untitled - 2017 SOLD
For this limited edition Anne Imhof has reproduced a motif from her award-winning work for this year’s Venice Biennale. The silkscreen print measuring 31 x 42 inches is a portrait of the artist Eliza Douglas, who plays a central part in many of Imhof’s performances, including “Faust,” the five-hour piece that opened at the German pavilion earlier this month. Produced in and around a glass construction inserted into the pavilion, the work goes beyond scambling classical regions of the theater to establish a stage from which there is no retreat, a place of totalizing surveillance; “Faust” also invokes various motifs of what is “German” in pop (not to be confused with pop in German; think Joy Division, not Rammstein).
In the almost life-size picture, Douglas’s naked upper body is half concealed by her cocked leg; a tattooed letter A appears on her shoulder; her mouth is open, perhaps she is singing. Yet her gaze is provocatively trained on the camera, arrested the beholder; Douglas draws her in only to also confront her.
The print – which is based on a photograph taken by Nadine Fraczkowski during the „Faust“ rehearsals – appears as part of Imhof’s Venice installation. The temporal and spatial boundaries between making art and doing nothing with friends, between being exhibited and solitude dissolve. With this silver-gray portrait of Douglas, Anne Imhof may seem to be picking up on the possible comparison of her practice to the Factory: with Douglas appearing, here, as a latter day Edie Sedgwick.
Medium: Silkscreen on paper
Size: 106 x 78 cm
Edition of 60 + 15 A.P.
Numbered and signed on the back
Price: €1,500 SOLD
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Provenance: Published by TzK. Acquired from the publisher by the present owner.
Location of the edition: Germany
Buyers premium: 0%
Buyer is responsible for the delivery of the work.
Duration of the sale: 23 November 15:00 CET - 7th December 15:00 CET, 2017
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