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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 255

    CHRISTOPHER WOOL (B. 1955)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHRISTOPHER WOOL (B. 1955)
    Untitled
    monotype over photogravure
    22 x 18 7/8in. (55.9 x 47.9cm.)
    Executed in 2014


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    “I define myself in my work by reducing the things I don’t want – it seems impossible to know when to say “yes,” but I do know what I can say “no” to … It’s easier to define things by what they’re not than by what they are.” (C. WOOL, quoted in A. Schwartzman, ‘Artists in Conversation I: Chuck Close, Philip Taaffe, Sue Williams, Christopher Wool’, in Birth of the Cool: American Painting from Georgia O’Keeffe to Christopher Wool, exh. cat., Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, 1997, pp. 32-34)

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    Provenance

    Donated by the Artist, Courtesy Luhring Augustine, New York.