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    Sale 2050

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Sale

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 458

    Haim Steinbach (b. 1944)

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    Haim Steinbach (b. 1944)
    basics
    plastic laminated wood shelf; polyester, plastic and foam Parabears dressed in linen camouflage uniforms and felt hats; vinyl bear
    overall: 30 x 53 x 12½ in. (76.2 x 134.6 x 31.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1986. This work is number one from an edition of three.


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    Provenance

    Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York


    Literature

    J. Welchman, Art After Appropriation; Essays on Art in the 1990s, New York 1990, p. 44 (illustrated).
    I. Gianelli, Haim Steinbach, Milan 1995, p. 102 (illustrated).
    G. Celant, "Haim Steinbach's Wild, Wild, West," Art Forum, December 1987 p. 87 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Southampton, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung, Haim Steinbach, March-April 1998, p. 213 (illustrated, another example exhibited).