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Arvo Siikamaki, sculpture

Lot 2120
Arvo Siikamaki, sculpture, Arvo Siikamaki (Finnish, b. 1943), "Nocturno II", 1988, carved marble, etch signed and dated lower right, accompanied with copy of gallery receipt,10"h x 29"l x 15"w

Provenance: Estate of Pentti Kouri, NYC; Taidesalonki Bellarte Oy, Finland;

Notes/Literature: Dr. Pentti Kouri (1949-2009) was a Finnish economist and venture capitalist with partner George Soros. He built his prestigious art collection with the goal of opening a private art foundation focused on his interests in Minimalism, Arte Povera, Conceptual and Text-based art. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of Dia Art Foundation, and on the boards of Tate, London and the Guggenheim Museum, New York. In addition, a portion of his collection forms the core of the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland (http://kokoelmat.fng.fi/app?si=http://kansallisgalleria.fi/E78.Collection_Kouri_kokoelma&lang=en). Millea Bros is proud to offer at auction over the next year 400 works from Dr. Kouri’s collection.


Good, a few surface minor nicks in marble

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Arvo Siikamaki, sculpture

Estimate $500 - $700May 18, 2018
Boonton, NJ, USA