DIRK SKREBER Untitled (Brown Flood), 2001 Oil, lacquer, and packing tape on wooden panel. 98 1/2 x 59 in. (250.2 x 149.9 cm). ESTIMATE $80,000-120,000 SOLD AT $97,000 PROVENANCE Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna LITERATURE C. Miles, "Blum & Poe - Dirk Skreber - Brief Article," Artforum, September 2001
Dirk Skreber - German. The spectacle of disaster has become one of the most banal forms of experience in contemporary life. Paints images of catastrophe distilled from our collective nightmares not based in actual events but part of the universal experience of contemporary life.