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    Sale 1999

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 344

    Jake and Dinos Chapman (b. 1966 & b. 1962)

    The Island of Dr. Moron

    Price Realised  

    Jake and Dinos Chapman (b. 1966 & b. 1962)
    The Island of Dr. Moron
    painted fiberglass and resin, wig and sneakers on metal base with plastic foliage
    63 x 51 x 87 in. (160 x 129.5 x 220.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1996.


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    Provenance

    Victoria Miro Gallery, London


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EAST COAST COLLECTOR


    Literature

    J. & D. Chapman, Jake & Dinos Chapman: Unholy Libel (Six Feet Under) Pleasurable Disgust in the Theatre of Abhorrence: Spastic Thought, Terminal Tics and Hyperbolic Ambivalence, New York, 1997, pl. xxxviii (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    West Hartford, Joseloff Gallery, The Charged Image, September-October 2004.