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    Sale 5837

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    30 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 203

    Daniel Guzmán (b. 1964)

    See the World Before you Leave it

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Daniel Guzmán (b. 1964)
    See the World Before you Leave it
    plastic buckets, trash bags and styrofoam skull
    66 7/8 x 17 3/8 x 16 7/8in. (169.8 x 44 x 43cm.)
    Executed in 2003


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    Provenance

    Kurimanzutto, Mexico City.
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    I see death as a celebration of life rather than as the act of perishing.
    Daniel Guzmán


    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    Kunstforum International, 2003, no. 166, (illustrated in colour, p. 191).


    Exhibited

    Venice, Arsenale, 50th Venice Biennale, The Everyday Altered, June-September 2003.