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    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 333

    Robert Gober and Sherrie Levine (b. 1954 and b. 1947)

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    Robert Gober and Sherrie Levine (b. 1954 and b. 1947)
    Untitled
    enamel, beeswax and rope
    light bulb: 8 x 3 x 3 in. (20 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1990. This work is from an edition of two plus two artist's proofs.


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    Provenance

    Paula Cooper Gallery, New York


    Literature

    J. Simon, Robert Gober, exh. cat., Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1991, p. 31 (illustrated).
    J. Simon, Robert Gober, exh. cat., Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 1991, p. 34 (illustrated).
    L. Biggs and J. Peyton-Jones, Robert Gober, exh. cat., Serpentine Gallery, London and Tate Gallery, Liverpool, 1993, p. 42 (illustrated).
    G. Bordowitz, "Against Heterosexuality", Parkett, no. 27, Zurich, March, 1991, p. 103 (illustrated).
    R. Flood, G. Garrels and A. Temkin, Robert Gober: Sculpture + Drawing, exh. cat., Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1999, p. 148 (illustrated).
    B. Fer, The Scatter: Sculpture as Leftover; Robert Gober, Gabriel Orozco, Josiah McElheny, Columbus, 2005, p. 235 (illustrated).
    Z. Sardar, "Dialogues with Art Above the Golden Gate," Western Interiors and Design, July-August 2004, p. 94 (illustrated).
    B. Richardson, Robert Gober Lexicon, New York, 2005, p. 48 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Washington, D. C., Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Culture and Commentary: An Eighties Perspective, February-May 1990.
    Washington, D. C., American Foundation for AIDS Research, Art Against AIDS, May 1990, p. 57 (illustrated; another example exhibited).
    New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Group Show, June-July 1990.
    Toronto, Art Gallery of York University; Calgary, Nickle Arts Museum and, Vancouver Art Gallery, Meeting Place: Robert Gober, Liz Magor, Juan Muñoz, September 1990-April 1991.
    Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; and Miami, Center for Fine Arts, Duchamp's Leg, November 1994-March 1996.
    Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, Robert Gober: Drawings and Sculpture, November 2005-January 2006.
    Schaulager Basel, Robert Gober. Work 1976-2007, May-October 2007, pp. 260-261 (illustrated; another example exhibited).