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    Sale 1999

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 490

    Lari Pittman (b. 1952)

    Reason to Rebuild

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lari Pittman (b. 1952)
    Reason to Rebuild
    signed, titled and dated '"REASON TO REBUILD" 1986 Lari Pittman' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on panel
    82 x 80 in. (208.2 x 203.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1986.


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    Provenance

    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EAST COAST COLLECTOR


    Literature

    Newport Harbor Art Museum Calendar Magazine, Jan/Feb 1988, p. 3, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, February- March, 1987.
    Whitney Museum of American Art, Biennial Exhibition, April-July, 1987.
    Phoenix Art Museum, August-October, 1987.
    Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s), January-March, 1988.
    Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, The Ends of Abstraction, May -June, 1992.
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Houston, Contemporary Art Museum; Washington D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Lari Pittman, June 1996- April 1997.
    West Hartford, Joseloff Gallery, The Charged Image, September-October 2004.