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    Sale 7672

    Post War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Afternoon)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 485

    Pierre et Gilles (active since 1976)

    Le Garçon attaché - Charly

    Price Realised  

    Pierre et Gilles (active since 1976)
    Le Garçon attaché - Charly
    signed, titled and dated 'LE GARÇON ATTACHÉ CHARLY 1993 Pierre Gilles' (on the reverse)
    hand-painted colour photograph in artist frame
    42¾ x 35½in. (108 x 90cm.)
    Executed in 1993


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    Provenance

    Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris.


    Literature

    M. Nuridsany, Pierre et Gilles - Un Naturel Confondant, Arles 1994 (illustrated, p. 5).
    B. Marcadé & D. Cameron, Pierre et Gilles: The Complete Works 1976-1996, Cologne 1997 (illustrated, p. 267).
    D. Leddick, The Male Nude, Cologne 2000 (illustrated, p. 470).
    Album Pierre et Gilles, Paris 2002 (illustrated, p. 113).
    O. Vallet, Pierre et Gilles - Corps divins, Paris 2006 (illustrated, p. 122).
    E. Geuna & I. Koulik, Pierre et Gilles, Ialy 2007 (illustrated, p. 44).


    Exhibited

    Rome, Galleria Il Ponte, Pierre et Gilles, December 1993-January 1994 (illustrated).
    Arles, Chapelle du Méjan, Recontres Internationales de la Photographie, Pierre et Gilles, July-August 1994.
    Paris, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Pierre et Gilles - Vingt Ans 1976-1996, November 1996-January 1997.
    Turku, Turun Taideomuseo - Turku Art Museum, Pierre et Gilles, November 1999-February 2000 (illustrated, p. 86).
    Moscow, Le Manège, House of Photography, Pierre et Gilles Retrospective, February-April 2007. This exhibition later travelled to St. Petersburg, Palais de Marbre du Musée Russe, April-May 2007.