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Sex Series (For Marion Scemama)

Sex Series (For Marion Scemama)
signed, titled, numbered and dated 2⁄12 SEX SERIES 1989⁄90 David Wojnarowicz' (on the reverse of each sheet)
eight vintage gelatin silver prints, in artist's frames
each sheet: 16 x 19 13⁄16 (40.6 x 50.3 cm.)
each framed: 27 x 31 in. (68.6 x 78.7 cm.)
Executed in 1989-1990. This set is number two from an edition of twelve plus one artist's proof.
P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990
P. Phelan, J. Lane, A. O. Maples, eds., The Ends of Performance, New York, 1998, pp. 44-46 (illustrated).
J. Ault, Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America, New York, 1999, p. 108 (illustrated).
P. Schwenger, Fantasm and Fiction: On Textual Envisioning, Redwood City, 1999, p. 124 (illustrated).
J. Ault, ed., Alternative Art, New York, 1965-1985: A Cultural Politics Book forthe Social Text Collective, Minneapolis, 2002, p. 177 (illustrated).
R. Meyer, Outlaw Representation: Censorship & Homosexuality in Twentieth-century American Art, Boston, 2002, pp. 247-257 (illustrated).
G. Ambrosino, David Wojnarowicz: A Definitive History of Five Or Six Years on the Lower East Side, New York, 2008, p. 218 (illustrated).
S. Dubin, Arresting Images: Impolitic Art and Uncivil Actions, Oxfordshire, 2013, pp. 217-218.
C. Lord and R. Meyer, Art and Queer Culture, New York, 2013, p. 164 (illustrated).
D. Wojnarowicz, David Wojnarowicz: Brush Fires in the Social Landscape, New York, 2015, pp. 163-171 (illustrated).
New York, P.P.O.W., David Wojnarowicz: In the Shadow of Forward Motion, February-March 1989 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Normal, University Galleries of Illinois State University, David Wojnarowicz: Tongues of Flame, January-March 1990, pp. 66, 69, 71, 73-74 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Fever: The Art of David Wojnarowicz, January-June 1999, pp. 101-102, 105-106, 109 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Madrid, Museo Reina Sofia and Madam-Luxembourg - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night, July 2018-February 2020, pp. 238-245 (another example exhibited and illustrated).

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