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    Sale 2050

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Sale

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 338

    ROBERT GOBER (B. 1954)

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    ROBERT GOBER (B. 1954)
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    signed, numbered and dated 'Robert Gober 7/10 '93' (on the underside)
    photolithography on archival (Mohawk Superfine) paper, twine
    4½ x 14 x 16 in. (11.4 x 35.5 x 40.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1992. This work is number seven from an edition of ten plus two artist's proofs.


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    Provenance

    Paula Cooper Gallery, New York


    Literature

    T. Weaver, Handmade Readymades, New York 1996 p. 6 (illustrated).
    Rites of Passage: Art for the End of the Century, exh. cat. London 1995 p. 97 (illustrated).
    L. Cottingham, "The Pleasure Principled," Frieze, May 1993 p. 12 (illustrated).
    J. Tully, "The Multicultural Biennial," Art & Auction, March 1993 p. 89 (illustrated).
    D. Solomon, "The Art World Bust," The New York Times Magazine, February 28, 1993 p. 31 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Dia Center for the Arts, Robert Gober, September-October 1993 pp. 25, 52 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1993 Biennial Exhibition, pp. 154-155, 278 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Into a New Museum: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions, Part 2, May-October 1995 (another example exhibited).
    Milwaukee Arts Museum, Identity Crisis: Self Portraiture at the End of the Century, September 1997-February 1998 p. 36 (illustrated).
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Points of Departure: Connecting with Contemporary Art, March-October 2001 (another example exhibited).
    Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Robert Gober Displacements, February-April 2003 (another example exhibited).
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Between Art and Life: The Painting and Sculpture Collection, July 2004-February 2005 (another example exhibited).
    London, Bloomberg Space, Plain Sight, October-November 2004 (another example exhibited).
    Berlin, Deutsche Guggenheim, Douglas Gordon's The VANITY of Allegory, July-October 2005 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Cologne, Museum Ludwig, The Eighth Square, August-November 2006 (another example exhibited).
    Basel, Schaulager Basel, Robert Gober. Work 1976-2007, May-October 2007 p. 330 (illustrated, another example exhibited).