Imi Knoebel

Sophie
2003

Imi Knoebel, Sophie
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Acrylic on cardboard collage

50 × 34.1 cm / 19 11/16 × 13 7/16 in

Edition of 17 + 5 a.p. (artist's proof) + 1 h.c. (hors de commerce) with unique character

The work "Sophie" was created by the artist exclusively for the kestnergesellschaft. In this work, Imi Knoebel referred to the history of the house and created a tribute to Sophie Küppers-Lissitzky, the wife of the founding director of the kestnergesellschaft Paul-Eich Küppers, whose second marriage was to the artist El Lissitzky

Provenance

Private Collection Hanover

Exhibitions
  • Galerie Ludorff, „Cutting Edge: Albers. Gaul. Knoebel“, Dusseldorf 2017
Literature
  • Galerie Ludorff, "Cutting Edge – Albers. Gaul. Knoebel", Dusseldorf 2017, p. 50

About Imi Knoebel

The painter and sculptor Imi Knoebel, born in 1940 in Dessau, studied the methods of structural and constructive composition at the Werkkunstschule Darmstadt before studying under Joseph Beuys at the Art Academy in Düsseldorf. Influenced by the works of Piet Mondrian and Kasimir Malewitsch, he …

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