Masterpiece 2020: Online

22 June 2020

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Zaha Hadid, 1950

Solid – Translucent.

2005

Multiple sculpture/object in translucent white acrylic. 2005. Signed with an incised signature in the object. Numbered from the edition of 250.

 

Note: This work (and its companion ‘Solid – Opaque’ were created by Hadid to mark the 25th Anniversary of the foundation of the German Guggenheim Collection. They were issued by the Museum as part of a series of works commissioned from various leading artists for this occasion.

 

Dame Zaha Hadid, who was Iraqi-British by nationality, was one of the most brilliant and highly lauded architects of the 20th century. In England she was awarded the Sterling Prize, the highest British architecture prize, on two occasions (2010 and 2011) and in 2016 she was also awarded the Royal Gold Medal – the first woman architect ever to do so.

 

Not only an architect she also worked on design and on sculptural ‘objects’. She was often known as the ‘Queen of Curves’ changing all the accepted concepts of shape and structure.

Her small scale works are filled with the same liberation of form but few of them ever come on the market.

 

Superb as issued condition. 372 x 65 x 48mm. 14 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 7/8ins

Note: Complete with the original foam and plastic presentation wrapping.

Price on Application

 
 
 
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