Never Mind. 2013/14. stainless steel. With a certificate signed by the artist (currently at hand in copy). From an edition of 5 copies. 75 x 58 x 61 cm (29.5 x 22.8 x 24 in). Unique object owing to making and processing. • Tony Cragg is one of the most acclaimed contemporary sculptors • The Turner Prize (1988) from Tate Gallery and the Praemium Imperiale (2007) from the Japanese imperial family are only two of Tony Cragg's many awards • Tony Cragg's sculptures are in collection slike the Tate Gallery, London, the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and the Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal • Archaic elementary abstraction in technically perfect erotic forms • Spectacular all-round view.
We are grateful to the Anthony Cragg Office for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
EXHIBITION: Tony Cragg - Parts of the world, Retrospective. Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, April 19 - August 14, 2016, pp. 275 + illu.on p. 374 (different copy).
"Sculpting means that an artist uses a material as an extension of himself and begins a dialogue with the material to discover and create something new: poetry." Tony Cragg, quote from: John Wood, Ein Interview mit Tony Cragg, in: ex. cat. Tony Cragg. In and Out of Material, Akademie der Künste, Berlin; Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, 2006/2007, p. 142.