Arnulf Rainer

Untitled (Face Farce)

1971

Artist
Arnulf Rainer born 1929
Original title
Ohne Titel (Face Farce)
Medium
Oil pastel and photograph on paper
Dimensions
Support: 608 x 507 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1982
Reference
T03390

Not on display

Catalogue entry

Arnulf Rainer born 1929

T03390 Untitled (Face Farce) 1971

Oil pastel and oil paint on black and white photograph 608 x 507 (24 x 20)
Inscribed `Hieb oder Stich A Rainer' b.r.
Purchased from Galerie Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf (Grant-in-Aid) 1982
Prov: Purchased from the artist by Galerie Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf 1982
Lit: Arnulf Rainer, `Face Farces: Grimaces, Facial Forms, Over-Drawings, Painted Photographs', in A. Rainer Face Farces, exh. cat., Galerie Ariadne, Vienna - Cologne 1971; Arnuf Rainer: Facefarces. Bodyposes 1968-1975, exh. cat., Galerie Stadler, Paris 1975; Arnulf Rainer, Tägliches Kleinzeug, Stuttgart 1976; Wolfgang Hartmann, '"Face Farces" von Arnulf Rainer: Zu einem Aspekt künstlerischer Selbstdarstellung' in Arnulf Rainer: `Der grosse Bogen', exh. cat., Kunsthalle Bern 1977, pp. 17-28 and in Arnulf Rainer; Retrospektive 1950-1976, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich 1977; `Mit dem Rücken zur Wand' and `Langsam erschliessen sich die Klassifizierung; Ein Selbstinterview' in Otto Breicha (ed.), Arnulf Rainer Hirndrang; Selbstkommentare und andere Texte zu Werk und Person, Salzburg 1980, pp. 105-12

See entry on T03905.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1984-86: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions Including Supplement to Catalogue of Acquisitions 1982-84, Tate Gallery, London 1988, pp.551-2


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