• Post-War & Contemporary Aftern auction at Christies

    Sale 2221

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 446

    MATTHEW BARNEY (B. 1967)

    Cremaster 4: Gob ny Creegan Glassey

    Price Realised  

    MATTHEW BARNEY (B. 1967)
    Cremaster 4: Gob ny Creegan Glassey
    signed and dated 'Matthew Barney 1994' (on the reverse of the central element)
    triptych--one color-coupler print in self-lubricating plastic frame and two color-coupler prints in prosthetic plastic frames
    center: 28 x 40 in. (71.1 x 101.6 cm.)
    left and right: 17 x 19 in. (43.2 x 48.3 cm.)
    Executed in 1994. This work is number one from an edition of three plus one artist's proof. (3)


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    Provenance

    Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York


    Literature

    M. Barney, The Cremaster Cycle, New York, 2002, p. 513.
    J. Lingwood, ed., Cremaster 4, London, 1995, n. p. (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Matthew Barney: CREMASTER 4, April-May 1995 (another example exhibited).
    Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Cremaster 4, March-April 1995 (another example exhibited).