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    Sale 1905

    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 401

    Bruce Nauman (b. 1941)

    Untitled (Study for Underground Tunnel Made from Half Circle, Half Square and Half Triangle)

    Price Realised  

    Bruce Nauman (b. 1941)
    Untitled (Study for Underground Tunnel Made from Half Circle, Half Square and Half Triangle)
    signed and dated 'B. Nauman 81' (lower right)
    charcoal, powdered charcoal, gouache, yellow chalk and tape on two attatched sheets of paper
    40¾ x 50¼ in. (103.5 x 127.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1981.


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    Provenance

    Donald Young Gallery, Chicago


    Literature

    C. van Bruggen, Bruce Nauman, New York 1988, p. 70 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst; Tübingen, Kunsthalle; Bonn, Stadtisches Kunstmuseum; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Kunstraum München; Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein; Hamburger Kunsthalle; New York, The New Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, Contemporary Art Museum; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art and Berkeley, University Art Museum, Bruce Nauman: Drawings 1965-1986, May 1986-July 1988, fig. 120, no. 381 (illustrated).