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Not Vital
Tongue

2008

US$700,000

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A sculpture by Not Vital. "Tongue" is a large-scale sculpture, polished stainless steel with a highly reflective mirrored finish by Swiss Contemporary artist Not Vital. The work is editioned 3 of 3 and has remained in the same prestigious private collection for the last 20 - 30 years. Not Vital is a Swiss multitalented multidisciplinary artist, painter, sculptor, and architect. His nomadic spirit led him to many adventures in life, which inspired a lot of his artwork. Travel and wanderlust brought an anthropological note to his creations. While wandering the world, he has been to China, Patagonia, Brazil, Africa and most of the Europe. In Switzerland, he has his main estate and foundation. On his adventures, he searches for unique natural treasures and makes art about it. For example, he was so fascinated with African sunset, that he built The House to Watch the Sunset in Niger. The house has three flights of stairs on the outside, which are surrounded by palm trees. Provenance: Griet Dupont Gallery, Belgium, 2009 Private Collection, California

Details

  • Creator
    Not Vital (1948)
  • Creation Year
    2008
  • Dimensions
    Height: 307 in. (779.78 cm)Width: 67 in. (170.18 cm)Depth: 59 in. (149.86 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
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  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Palm Desert, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 340461stDibs: LU937311662

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