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Lot 2151
Otto Zitko, painting, Otto Zitko (Austrian, b. 1959), Untitled, 1996, oilstick on aluminum panel, dated and with artist initial and cipher verso, HS Art Service label verso, accompanied with copy of gallery receipt, unframed, 118"h x 86.5"w

Provenance: Estate of Pentti Kouri, NYC; Kim Heirston Art Advisory, NYC; Cheim and Read, New York.

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.


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Otto Zitko, painting

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000May 18, 2018
607 Myrtle Ave
Boonton, NJ 07005
United States
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