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    Sale 5396

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    11 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 323

    Matthew Day Jackson (b. 1974)

    Alamo (San Antonio, The Birthplace of Our Great Nation)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Matthew Day Jackson (b. 1974)
    Alamo (San Antonio, The Birthplace of Our Great Nation)
    hot ironed with signature, title and date 'MATTHEW DAY JACKSON "ALAMO" 2003' (on the reverse)
    oil on formica mounted on panel with tubular aluminium
    48 x 95½in. (121.9 x 242.5cm.)
    Executed in 2003


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    Provenance

    Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York.
    Private Collection, United Kingdom.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is marked with a red square in the catalogue and will therefore be transferred to storage at 9.00am the day after the sale.


    Pre-Lot Text

    We are products of this technological age, where things no longer move in a linear pattern. The linear model has changed. In making art I'm trying communicate many things simultaneously: my political concerns, taking responsibility for the art as a self-portrait, amateur history lessons, etc. I'm interested in making art that can be a mirror of the time that I'm in, art as a microcosm.

    Matthew Day Jackson