• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12724

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | London

    29 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    Camille Henrot (B. 1978)

    Tropics of Love

    Price Realised  

    Camille Henrot (B. 1978)
    Tropics of Love
    (i) vintage digitalized photograph and reprinted
    (ii)-(iv) ink on inkjet prints
    (i) image: 24 x 16in. (60.8 x 40.6cm.)
    sheet: 25 ¼ x 17 3/8in. (64 x 44.2cm.)
    (ii)-(iv) 8 ¼ x 11 5/8in. (21 x 29.5cm.)
    Executed in 2012, this work is unique


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    ‘I have the will to drain the desire to draw, that works pretty much the same as the sexual desire.’ (C. Henrot, quoted in Roven Magazine, interview by Johanna Carrier, 2011)

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    Provenance

    Metro Pictures, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


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