• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 192

    Christoph Schmidberger (B. 1974)

    What Controls You Must Not Necessarily Be a Person

    Price Realised  

    Christoph Schmidberger (B. 1974)
    What Controls You Must Not Necessarily Be a Person
    signed and dated 'Christoph Schmidberger MAI 2005' (on the reverse)
    oil and acrylic on MDF panel
    26in. (66cm.) diameter
    Painted in 2005


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    Provenance

    Goff+Rosenthal Gallery, New York.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy of Arts, USA TODAY, New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery, October-November 2006. This exhibition later traveled to Saint Petersburg, Hermitage Museum, October 2007-January 2008 (illustrated, p. 137).