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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 277

    SARAH LUCAS (B. 1962)

    Concrete Boots 1998

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    SARAH LUCAS (B. 1962)
    Concrete Boots 1998

    cast concrete, in two parts
    each: 7 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 11in. (19.5 x 13 x 28cm.)
    Executed in 1999, this work is number four from an edition of six plus one artist’s proof


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    “As a young artist I felt that in making art I could be objective, more objective than I could in life [...] And it’s true that you can have a proper look at something once it has some material reality. But I also equated this with being impersonal, in the sense of not being narrative or autobiographical. Looking at it all now it seems highly personal and more autobiographical than I thought – lots of Freudian slips.” (S. LUCAS, quoted in S. Mansfield, ‘Interview: Sarah Lucas on her shocking artwork’, in The Scotsman, 09 February 2014, http:/www.scotsman.com/ lifestyle/culture/art/interview-sarah-lucas-on-her-shocking-artwork-1-3300065 [accessed 9th September 2016])

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    Provenance

    Sadie Coles HQ, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    Y. Dziewior and B. Ruf (eds.), Sarah Lucas Exhibitions and Catalogue Raisonné 1989-2005, Zurich 2005 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 153).