|Survey of artists|
You have not selected any items from the post-auction sale.
1. To select an item at the listed price, please click «order». You can place unlimited bids.
2. On the notepad you can modify or cancel every bid.
3. After completing your order, please fill out the information requested and transfer all your bids.
4. Your bids are automatically confirmed via e-mail. At this point, your order is legally binding, subject to availability.
Image under artist's copyright.
Born 1955 Karlsruhe, lives and works in Bruchsal.
«Stehender III (Hommage à Rodins Balzac) (standing figure III - homage à Balzac by Rodin)».
2008. Blue-green patinated, massive bronze. Monogrammed on the base.
Auguste Rodin’s massive bronze monument to the writer Honoré de Balzac, which Günter Wagner uses here as a source of inspiration, was probably one of the most controversial works of art of the late
Wagner reliably transposes Balzac’s massive figure into abstracted forms and recurs to the towering raw silhouette. Moreover, he breaks new ground with his «Hommage à Rodin’s Balzac»: he takes the massive figure literally and produces his sculpture as a massive bronze casting, weighing 6,7 kg.
Provenance: studio of the artist.
Exhibition: Schwerkraft und Leichtigkeit, Angelika Summa - Günter Wagner, Hildesheim, Galerie im Stammelbach-Speicher, 11.05. - 08.06.2008; Paris, Salon Réalités Nouvelles, 2009.