The Decorative Immigrant. 2015. Oil on canvas. Verso of the canvas signed, dated and titled. 141.5 x 200 cm (55.7 x 78.7 in).
• Raucous artistic reaction to the political situation in 2015 • Both format and coloring add to the impressive spatial presence • Interplay of surface and detail, figuration and abstraction, kitschy beauty and political commentary • Daniel Richter - superstar of the contemporary art scene.
PROVENANCE: Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen (verso of the stretcher with a gallery label typographically inscribed with the artist's name, the date, dimensions and technique). Private collection (acquired from aforementioned).
EXHIBITION: Daniel Richter. New Works, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, August 19 - October 24, 2015 (with color illu.). Wundersame Welten, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, March 1 - April 20, 2019.
"I am an artist because I can be skeptical of everyone." Daniel Richter, 2017.