Ben Nicholson's 1966 (IOS), 1966

Ben Nicholson
1966 (IOS), 1966

Unique

Sotheby's Estimate $934,360-1,334,800 for $1,615,108

Due to their scale Nicholson worked on the reliefs on the floor of his studio, later commenting ‘You can find out a lot about a relief if you crawl over it intelligently’. Creating reliefs like 1966 (Ios) was immensely physically demanding, not just due to their size but due to the very materials which he was manipulating. Carving into hardboard required significant exertion, but resulted in some of the most impressive and important works created during the artist’s lifetime. www.sothebys.com/en/articles/four-decades-of-ben-…

Sotheby's Estimate $934,360-1,334,800 for $1,615,108

Due to their scale Nicholson worked on the reliefs on the floor of his studio, later commenting ‘You can find out a lot about a relief if you… more

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