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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 285

    Gillian Wearing (b. 1963)

    Self Portrait

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gillian Wearing (b. 1963)
    Self Portrait
    signed ‘Gillian Wearing’ (on a label affixed to the reverse)
    C-print
    image: 66 ½ x 66 ½in. (169 x 169cm.)
    sheet: 68 x 68in. (172.7 x 172.7cm.)
    Executed in 2000, this work is number one from an edition of ten plus one artist’s proof


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    Provenance

    Maureen Paley, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.


    Literature

    U. Grosenick, Women Artists in the 20th and 21st Century, Cologne 2001 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 537).
    J. Deitch (ed.), Monument to Now: The Dakis Joannou Collection, New York and Athens, 2004 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 431).
    S. Nairne and S. Howgate, The Portrait Now, London 2006, p. 160 (another from the edition illustrated in colour on the front cover).
    E. Florido (ed.), WARHOL Liz, exh. cat., New York, Gagosian Gallery, 2011 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 104).
    A. Pontegnie and M. Godfrey, Cranford Collection, Out of the House, Madrid 2013 (illustrated in colour, p. 135).


    Exhibited

    Madrid, Fundación “la Caixa”, Gillian Wearing, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, on the front cover and p. 26). This exhibition later travelled to Santiago de Compostela, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea.
    Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Photography Transformed: Selections from the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Photography Collection, 2002 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Gillian Wearing: Mass Observation, 2002-2003 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 87). This exhibition later travelled to Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art.
    Naples, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina Napoli, People. Volti, corpi e segni contemporanei dalla Collezione Ernesto Esposito, 2006, p. 130 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 131).
    Biel, CentrePasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre d’art, OUT OF ART dalla collezione di Ernesto Esposito, 2007 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Vitoria-Gasteiz, Artium Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Gravity, Colección Ernesto Esposito Bilduma, 2008 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 58).
    Bologna, MAMbo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Cara Domani. Opere dalla Collezione Ernesto Esposito, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour p. 24).
    London, Whitechapel Gallery, Gillian Wearing, 2012-2013 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour p. 105). This exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Munich, Pinakothek der Moderne.