• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    Sherrie Levine (b. 1947)

    Two Shoes

    Price Realised  

    Sherrie Levine (b. 1947)
    Two Shoes
    numbered '87/99' (on the sole of the right shoe)
    leather shoes, in two parts
    each: 6 3/8 x 2¼ x 2¼in. (16.3 x 5.7 x 5.7cm.)
    Executed in 1992, this work is number eighty-seven from an edition of ninety-nine


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    Provenance

    Parkett-Verlag, Zurich.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1997.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Parkett, no. 32, 1992 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 75).
    The Pictures Generation 1974-1984, exh. cat., New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009, no. 84 (another from the edition illustrated, unpaged).
    H. Singerman, 'Language Games', in Artforum, September 2009 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 257).
    Sherrie Levine: Mayhem, exh. cat., New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 2011-2012 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 111).


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Emotion - Young British and American Art from the Goetz Collection, 1998-1999 (illustrated, p. 134)