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    Sale 2169

    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 399

    Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959)

    Wild Gene Pool: Ark #1

    Price Realised  

    Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959)
    Wild Gene Pool: Ark #1
    wood, anodized aluminum, rubber, leather, rope, mountaineering harness and corn, soybean, tomato, buckwheat, spinach, oats, rice, peanut, cucumber, wheat, squash, common bean, rye, mustard, millet and carrot seeds
    76 x 76 x 12½ in. (193 x 193 x 31.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1989.


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    Provenance

    Sonnabend Gallery, New York


    Literature

    J. Bankowsky, "Ashley Bickerton Sonnabend Gallery," Art Forum, January 1990, p. 133 (illustrated).
    K. Harrison, "Tapping Into a Generation's Collective Guilty Conscience," Flash Art, January 1990, p. 141.
    K. Larson, "Ashley Bickerton," New York Magazine, November 13, 1989, p. 128 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Sonnabend Gallery, Ashley Bickerton, November 1989.