• Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sa auction at Christies

    Sale 2726

    Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sale)

    30 November 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1647

    ZHENG GUOGU

    Price Realised  

    ZHENG GUOGU
    (B. 1970)
    Life and Dreams of the Youth from Yangjiang; & To Consume is the Ideal, to Consume Dispels Despair 95-98
    To Consume is the Ideal, to Consume Dispels Despair 95-98: signed, titled and inscribed in Chinese; dated and numbered '1995-1998; 5/12' (on the reverse). Life and Dreams of the Youth from Yangjiang: titled in Chinese, numbered '1/16' (lower left); signed in Chinese, dated '1995-1998' (lower right); signed, titled and inscribed in Chinese; dated and numbered '1995-1998; 1/16' (on the reverse)
    two colour photo contact prints, mounted on paper
    61 x 106 cm. (24 x 41 3/4 in.); 61 x 103 cm. (24 x 40 1/2 in.)
    edition 1/16; 5/12
    Executed in 1995-1998 (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please kindly note that the correct edition number of Life and Dreams of the Youth from Yangjiang in Lot 1647 is 1/16, not 13/16 as stated in the catalogue.

    Please kindly note that both works in this lot are executed in 1995-1998.
    Please note that Lot 1647 is signed: To Consume is the Ideal, to Consume Dispels Despair 95-98: signed, titled and inscribed in Chinese; dated and numbered '1995-1998; 5/12' (on the reverse). Life and Dreams of the Youth from Yangjiang: titled in Chinese, numbered '1/16' (lower left); signed in Chinese, dated '1995-1998' (lower right); signed, titled and inscribed in Chinese; dated and numbered '1995-1998; 1/16' (on the reverse)Please kindly note that this lot has below exhibition and literature records:

    EXHIBITED
    Bern, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Bern, Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, June 2005.
    New York, USA, International Center of Photography & Asia Society, Between Past & Future: New Photography and Video from China, 11 June - 5 September, 2004.
    Paris, France, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris-Pekin, 5 - 28 October, 2002.
    Shanghai, China, (Uncooperative Approach) Fuck Off, Xi Suzhouhe 1133, 2000.

    LITERATURE
    Kunstmuseum Bern, Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Bern, Switzerland, 2005 (illustrated).
    International Center of Photography & Asia Society, Between Past & Future: New Photography and Video from China, New York, USA, 2004 (illustrated).
    Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris-Pekin, Paris, France, 2002 (illustrated).


    Literature

    Kunstmuseum Bern, Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Bern, Switzerland, 2005 (illustrated).
    International Center of Photography & Asia Society, Between Past & Future: New Photography and Video from China, New York, USA, 2004 (illustrated).
    Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris-Pekin, Paris, France, 2002 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Bern, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Bern, Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, June 2005.
    New York, USA, International Center of Photography & Asia Society, Between Past & Future: New Photography and Video from China, 11 June - 5 September, 2004.
    Paris, France, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris-Pekin, 5 - 28 October, 2002.
    Shanghai, China, (Uncooperative Approach) Fuck Off, Xi Suzhouhe 1133, 2000.