• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    Cindy Sherman (B. 1954)

    Untitled #188

    Price Realised  

    Cindy Sherman (B. 1954)
    Untitled #188
    signed, numbered and dated 'Cindy Sherman 6/6 1989' (on the reverse)
    colour coupler print
    44½ x 67 1/8in. (113 x 170.5cm.)
    Executed in 1989, this work is number six from an edition of six plus one artist's proof


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    Provenance

    Metro Pictures, New York.
    Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 8 November 1993, lot 67.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMAGINATION BECOMES REALITY
    A SELECTION OF WORKS FROM THE GOETZ COLLECTION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY PROJECTS


    Literature

    R. Krauss, Cindy Sherman 1975-1993, New York 1993 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 133).
    Cindy Sherman, exh. cat., Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, 1996 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 118).
    C. Morris, Cindy Sherman, New York 1999 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 85).
    Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art, 1880 to the Present, Highlights from the Museum of Modern Art, exh. cat., Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, 2004 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 173). F. Bonami, Cindy Sherman, Verona 2007 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 62).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Sammlung Goetz, Jürgen Klauke, Cindy Sherman, 1995 (illustrated in colour, p. 68).
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner and Elaine Dannheiser Collection, 1997-1998 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 125).
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cindy Sherman: Retrospective, 1997, no. 113 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 148). This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Prague, Galerie Rudolfinum; London, Barbican Art Gallery; Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux; Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art and Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario.
    Hovikodden, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Et dukkehjem, 2002-2003 (illustrated in colour, p. 50).
    Paris, Jeu de Paume, Cindy Sherman, 2006 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, unpaged).