• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    Mona Hatoum (b. 1952)

    A Couple (of Swings)

    Price Realised  

    Mona Hatoum (b. 1952)
    A Couple (of Swings)
    two parts--stainless steel and glass
    100 x 26 x 9½in. (254 x 66 x 24.1cm.)
    Executed in 1993, this work is from an edition of three


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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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    Provenance

    CRG Gallery, New York.
    Private Collection, South America.
    Anon. sale, Phillips de Pury & Company New York, 11 November 2004, lot 20.
    Acquired at the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Mona Hatoum-Socle du Monde, exh. cat., Paris, Galerie Chantal Crousel, 1993 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Mona Hatoum, exh. cat., New York, CRG Gallery, 1994 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Mona Hatoum, exh. cat., Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1994 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 22).
    S. Bos, Mona Hatoum, Amsterdam, 1996 (illustrated, unpaged).
    Mona Hatoum, exh. cat., Amsterdam, de Appel, 1996-1997 (another from the edition illustrated, unpaged).
    M. Archer, G. Brett and C. de Zegher, Mona Hatoum, London, 1997 (illustrated, p. 17).
    S. Vincent, "What's the Hurry?", in Art & Auction, November 1998, p. 48 (illustrated).