Robert Longo (b. 1953)
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Robert Longo (b. 1953)

Bodyhammer: .9MM

Robert Longo (b. 1953)
Bodyhammer: .9MM
charcoal on paper

94 x 48 in. (238.8 x 121.9 cm.)
Executed in 2008
Metro Pictures, New York.
Private Collection.
Anon. sale, Compagnie Marocaine des Oeuvres et Objets d'Art (C.M.O.O.A.), Art Contemporain International, 24 March 2012, lot 32.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
New York, Metro Pictures’ Upstairs Gallery, A New Ballardian Vision, 2017.
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Bang bang, I hit the ground
Bang bang, that awful sound
Bang bang, my baby shot me down
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