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Horst Antes: Figur 1000

Horst Antes (Heppenheim 1936)

Figur 1000

Lot-No. 420 | Proceeds: 6.300,00 €

1987. Corten steel, engraved, welded on a base plate. One of 1000 numbered copies (ex. 350?, illegible due to weathering), stamp sign. on the base. Edited by Volker Huber, Offenbach/Main. H. 220 cm, base plate 90 x 67 cm. - The archaic seeming figure is one of the most concise figures by Antes and is represented througout the world in prominent collections and Public Space. - German sculptor, painter and graphic artist. A. studied 1957-59 at the Karlsruhe academy under HAP Grieshaber and won the scholarships of the Villa Romana in Florence and the Villa Massimo in Rome. Since 1967 he was professor at the Karlsruhe academy, in 1983 he became member of the Freie Akademie der Künster in Hamburg. A.s works were repeatedly showcased at the Documenta and he won many prizes, among them the Bundesverdienstkreuz adn the Prize of the Biennale of Sao Paolo. Mus.: Frankfurt (Städel), Munich (Neue Pinakothek), Cologne (Mus. Ludwig), Hannover (Sprengel-Mus.) a. others.

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