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    Sale 1999

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 417

    Sherrie Levine (b. 1947)

    Fountain (After Marcel Duchamp)

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    Sherrie Levine (b. 1947)
    Fountain (After Marcel Duchamp)
    stamped with the artist's initials and numbered 'SL 1/6' (on the underside)
    bronze and artist's wood base
    26 x 14½ x 14 in. (66.1 x 36.8 x 35.6 cm)
    Executed in 1991. This work is number one from an edition of six.


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    Provenance

    Mary Boone Gallery, New York.


    Literature

    E. Hayt-Atkins, "Sherrie Levine," Reviews & Previews, May 1991, and Galeries Magazine, May-June 1991 (illustrated).
    Meymac, Abbaye Saint-Andri, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Aspects de l'Art du XX siècle--L'Oeuvre Re-Produite, Aug.-Dec. 1991, p. 37 (illustrated).
    J. Siegel, "Uncanny Repetition, Sherrie Levine's Multiple Originals," ARTS Magazine, September 1991, p. 33 (illustrated).
    J. Decter, "Sherrie Levine," Flash Art, International edition, Oct. 1991, p. 137 (illustrated).
    K. Johnson, "Sherrie Levine," Art in America, New York Oct. 1991, p. 145 (illustrated).
    D. Salvioni, "The Transgressions of Sherrie Levine," Parkett, June 1992, pp. 85-97, no. 32 (illustrated).
    H. Legros, "Sherrie Levine rend ses copies," Beaux Arts, July-Aug. 1992, p. 100 (illustrated).
    D. Waldman, Collage, Assemblage, and the Found Object, London 1992, p.315, no. 397 (illustrated).
    D. Ottinger, "Marcel Duchamp: révolution ou sabotage?" Beaux Arts, March 1993, p. 86 (illustrated).
    R. Krauss, "Images and Words," Art Press, Paris Sept. 1993, p. E21 (illustrated).
    Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Rudiments d'un musie possible I, Geneva 1994 (illustration of another example).
    P. Clothier, "Living With Art," Art News, New York, Feb. 1995, p. 82 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Sherrie Levine, Fountain, May-June 1991 (illustrated, another example exhibited). Kunsthalle Zurich; Munster, Westfälisches Landesmuseum; Malmö, Rooseum-Center for Contemporary Art, and Paris, Hôtel des Arts, Sherrie Levine, November 1991-August 1992, n.n. (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Portikus Frankfurt am Main, Sherrie Levine: Newborn, October 1993-February 1994, (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Rouen, Grande Galerie de l'Ecole Régionale des Beaux Arts, "Et qui libre?" Hommage á Marcel Duchamp, May-June 1994 (another example exhibited).
    San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art; Guadalajara, Museo de las Artes and Instituto Cultural Cabañas; Monterrey, Museo Contemporaneo de Arte; Santiago de Compostela, Iglesia San Domingos de Bonaval; Seville, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporanea and Granada, Instituto de América, Centro Damián Bayón, Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection, June 1998-May 2001 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    London, Simon Lee Gallery and New York, Nyehaus, Sherrie Levine, June-August 2007 (illustrated, another example exhibited).