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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 351

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)

    Eating a Banana

    Price Realised  

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)
    Eating a Banana
    b/w photograph
    29½ x 32¼in. (74.9 x 81.9cm.)
    Executed in1990, this work is number two from an edition of four + artist proofs


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    Provenance

    Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.


    Literature

    E. Janus (ed.), Veronica's Revenge: Contemporary Perspectives in Photography, New York 1998 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 223).
    L. Barber, "Drag Queen", The Observer, January 30, London 2000 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 10 and 11).
    M. Collings, Sarah Lucas, London 2002 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 20 and 75).
    Y. Dziewior and B. Ruf (eds.), Sarah Lucas - Ausstellungen Werkverzeichnis 1989-2005, Ostfildern-Ruit 2005 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 114).
    G. Muir and C. Wallis, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, London 2004 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 94).


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Sarah Lucas, February-March 1996 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 20).
    Barcelona, Central Cultural Tecla Sala, Sarah Lucas: Self -Portraits and More Sex, October 2000-January 2001 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 37).
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Public Offerings, April-July 2001 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 179).
    Zurich, Kunsthalle Zürich, Sarah Lucas, April-June 2005. This exhibition later travelled to Hamburg, Kunstverein, July-October 2005 and Liverpool, Tate, October-January 2006 (another from the edition exhibited).