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    Sale 2168

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    Walter De Maria (b. 1935)

    Instrument for LaMonte Young

    Price Realised  

    Walter De Maria (b. 1935)
    Instrument for LaMonte Young
    stamped with the artist's signature, title, number and date 'INSTRUMENT FOR LAMONTE YOUNG NUMBER 2 OF 9 COPYRIGHT WALTER DE MARIA & LAMONTE YOUNG 1966' (lower edge)
    solid aluminum with three contact microphones; Eurorack MX 602A amplifier equalizer
    3½ x 36 x 5 in. (8.8 x 91.4 x 12.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1966. This work is number two from an edition of nine.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, July 14, 1970


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BETTY FREEMAN


    Literature

    Time, "The High Priest of Danger" May 2, 1969.