• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 279

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)

    How Little Does Sex Deliver?

    Estimate

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)
    How Little Does Sex Deliver?
    C-print
    image: 44 5/8 x 29 7/8in. (113.3 x 76cm.)
    Executed in 1998, this work is number one from an edition of six plus one artist's proof


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    Provenance

    Sadie Coles HQ, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    Y. Dziewior and B. Ruf (eds.), Sarah Lucas: Exhibitions and Catalogue Raisonné 1999-2005,
    Zurich 2005 (installation view of another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 76).


    Exhibited

    London, Sadie Coles HQ, Odd-bod Photography - Angus Fairhurst/Sarah Lucas, 1998
    (another from the edition exhibited).
    Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss Collection
    of Conceptual Photography, 2011-2012 (another from the edition exhibited
    and illustrated in colour, p. 219). This exhibition later travelled to St. Gallen,
    Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.