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Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959)
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Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959)

Wall Wall #7

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Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959)
Wall Wall #7
inscribed 'Plato: to be is to do! Aristotle: to do is to be! Sinatra: do be do be do! What's Michael Jackson doing lately? He's Janet. If sex were food Joan Collins would have a golden arch over her bed. Not long ago, Liz Taylor went to McDonalds on her way out she got stuck, after much effort rescue squads did manage to release her by greasing the arches and holding a "Big-Mac" in front of her' (on the reverse)
lacquer paint, acrylic, Hydrocal, aluminium and formica on wood
233 x 142 x 14cm.
Executed in 1986
Provenance
Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1986).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 14 November 1991, lot 203.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
R. Smith, 'Art: 4 Young East Villagers at Sonnabend Gallery', in New York Times, 24 October 1986 (illustrated, p. C30).
Exhibited
New York, Sonnabend Gallery, Group Show, 1986.
Zurich, Studiolo, Ashley Bickerton: Susie, 2013.

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