Odyshape C 5. 1995. Sculpture. Acrylic on aluminum. Signed and inscribed "C 5" on the reverse. Unique object. ca. 123 x 123 cm (48.4 x 48.4 in). [KT]. • In reference to Piet Mondrian, Knoebel uses the primary colors yellow, red and blue as well as the geometric shape of the straight line • Radical work in which Knoebel frees himself from all restrictions of content and function • The important representative of Minimal Art was represented at several documenta exhibitions (1972, 1977, 1982, 1987) • Works by Imi Knoebel are in numerous important collections, such as the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, the K20 / K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen and the Albertina, Vienna • In autumn / winter, the Goetz Collection, Munich, will honor the artist on occasion of his 80th birthday.
PROVENANCE: Galerie MaxWeberSixFriedrich, Munich. Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above in 1996).