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Dec 312001
 

NEO RAUCH, Hirt, 2001
30,6 x 27,4 x 12,1 cm
digital print, plexiglass, aluminum, light device, shoulder-bag
edition 100
signed, numbered
published by Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany

The first sketch of ‘Hirt’, a so-called mutant, was quickly out of sight when it was bought by a Swiss collector during a New York show. Later on, while making a second sketch of this mutant ‘Hirt’ Neo Rauch came up with the idea to create his Deerdog as a light object coming fully to life in the dark when switched on.


The light object itself.

History of prices:
Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin – € 330,- October 2001
estimate € 2.500 – € 3.500 January 2014