He however continued to improve his palette through specific experiences such as Blau, painted in 1988, sold for $ 28,7M including premium by Sotheby's on May 14, 2014.
Karmin, opus 810-1 painted in 1994, 2 x 2 m, is one of those experimental oils on canvas. The purpose of the study is the transparent layers of carmine offering a new spectacular variant into the art of the best colorist of our time.
The strict horizontal and vertical lines created by the squeegee bring to that curtain-like painting the glowing shades of incandescence.
Karmin is estimated £ 9M, for sale by Christie's in London on February 11, lot 31.