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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    Jonathan Borofsky (b. 1942)

    2,845,317 Green Tilted El Salvador Painting with Chattering Man

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    Jonathan Borofsky (b. 1942)
    2,845,317 Green Tilted El Salvador Painting with Chattering Man
    silkscreen on canvas, polychromed wood, metal, bondo, electric motor and speaker
    painting: 75¾ x 108 in. (192.4 x 274.3 cm.)
    figure: 84 x 19 x 10½ in. (213.3 x 48.2 x 26.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1982-1983.


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    Provenance

    Paula Cooper Inc., New York


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that a looped tape recording is included with this work.


    Literature

    Everything That's Interesting is New, Athens, 1996, p. 69 (illustrated).
    "Les Couleurs de L'Argent" Musée de la Poste, November 1991-February 1992, p. 123 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Jonathan Borofsky, November-December 1983.
    Coral Gables, Lowe Art Museum, Jonathan Borofsky, January-February 1984.
    New York, Gabrielle Bryers Gallery, April-May 1984.
    Athens, Dracos Art Center, March-April 1985 (illustrated pp. 46-47).
    Athens, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Yesterday Begins Tomorrow, December 2003-March 2004.