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Markus Oehlen (b.1956) German 79x59 Surreal Painting

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Markus Oehlen (b.1956) Germany. Original mixed media pop culture artwork on canvas. Over sized gallery artwork depicts various abstract vivid colors and patterns. Features a portrait of what looks to be a women and other figures in background. Good to Very good fresh to market condition. Housed in a white wood frame. Signed on verso, dated 2008. Work measures 79" x 59". Frame measures 60 1/2" x 80". Frame having normal storage wear. Markus Oehlen, brother of artist Albert Oehlen, was a former leader of GermanyÂ’s Neue Wilde movement, an anti-establishment group initially formed in the 1980s in opposition to avant-garde, Minimalist,and Conceptual art. The group favored expressive painting with vibrant colors and bold brushstrokes. Oehlen takes samples from punk and pop culture in his paintings, appropriating found imagery and employing a range of different techniques including silkscreen, photocopying, and printing. His images occupy a space between figuration and abstraction: forms shift in and out of focus in multilayered compositions, and pixel-like elements reference digital imagery. Museum quality & Investment worthy. Hill Auction Gallery Guaranteed Authentic.

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Markus Oehlen (b.1956) German 79x59 Surreal Painting

Estimate $30,000 - $50,000Sep 26, 2018
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Sunrise, FL, USA