• Post-War & Contemporary Aftern auction at Christies

    Sale 2221

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 331

    Robert Gober (b. 1954)


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    Robert Gober (b. 1954)
    incised with signature and number 'R. Gober 4/35' (on the underside)
    red casting wax
    3 x 2 5/8 x 7½ in. (7.6 x 6.9 x 19 cm.)
    Executed in 1990. This work is number four from an edition of thirty-five.

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    Paula Cooper Gallery, New York


    New York, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Robert Gober, Craigie Horsfield and Lawrence Weiner, June-July 1990 (another example exhibited).
    New York, Josh Baer Gallery, The Andrew Glover Youth Program Benefit Exhibition, November 1990 (another example exhibited).
    New York, Jack Tilton Gallery, Forbidden Games, January-February 1991 (another example exhibited).
    Kassel, Documenta IX, June--September 1992 (another example exhibited).
    New York, Wooster Gardens, Les Enfants Terribles, July 1992 (another example exhibited).
    Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Portrait, Still Life, Landscape: A Selection by Robert Wilson from the Collections of the Boymans-van Beuningen Museum, May-July 1993 (another example exhibited).
    Ridgefield, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Fall From Fashion, May-September 1993 (another example exhibited).
    Ridgefield, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 30 Years: Art in the Present Tense. The Aldrich's Curatorial History, 1964-1994, May- September 1994 (another example exhibited).
    Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zimmer in denen die Zeit nicht zählt: Die Sammlung Udo und Anette Brandhorst, June-October 1994 (another example exhibited).
    New York, Curt Marcus Gallery, Sculpture as Objects, April-May 1995 (another example exhibited).
    Kunsthalle Zurich, Playpen & Corpus Delirium, October-December 1996 (another example exhibited).
    Hamburg, Deichtorhallen, Emotion--Junge britische und amerikanische Kunst aus der Sammlung Goetz/Young British and American Art from the Goetz Collection, October 1998-January 1999 (another example exhibited).
    Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Malmö, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art; Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Robert Gober: Sculpture + Drawing, February 1999--September 2000, p. 132, illustrated (another example exhibited).
    New York, Sara Meltzer's On View, I'm the Boss of Myself, May-June 1999 (another example exhibited).
    Baltimore, The Contemporary Museum, IMPACT: Revealing Sources for Contemporary Art, September 1999-January 2000 (another example exhibited).
    Munich, Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst im Haus der Kunst, Food for the Mind: Die Sammlung Udo und Anette Brandhorst, June-October 2000 (another example exhibited).
    New York, 48 Wall Street, Art Downtown: New York Painting and Sculpture, June-September 2002 (another example exhibited).
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Artist's Gifts, June-August 2003 (another example exhibited).
    Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Mixed-up Childhood, February-May 2005 (another example exhibited).
    Oudenburg, Foundation De Elf Lijnen, Un salon pour Louise Bourgeois, December 2006-January 2007 (another example exhibited).
    Toronto, Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Dead! Dead! Dead!, April 2007-April 2008 (another example exhibited).
    Munich, Museum Brandhorst, May 2009 (extended loan for approximately one year).
    Deurle, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Absence is the Highest Form of Presence, October-November 29, 2009 (another example exhibited).