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David Salle (b. 1952)
David Salle (b. 1952)
David Salle (b. 1952)
David Salle (b. 1952)
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David Salle (b. 1952)

Cocoon

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David Salle (b. 1952)
Cocoon
signed, titled and dated 'David Salle Cocoon 1995' (on the reverse of the left element)
oil, acrylic and silkscreen ink on three joined canvases
overall: 72 x 96 ½ in. (182.9 x 245 cm.)
Executed in 1995.
Provenance
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Private collection
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 March 2015, lot 218
Skarstedt Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibited
Salzburg, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, The Muse? Transforming the Image of Woman in Contemporary Art, July-August 1995, pp. 132 and 171, no. 74 (illustrated).
London, Skarstedt Gallery, Baselitz, Condo, Kippenberger, Muñoz, Prince, Salle, Trockel, December 2016-January 2017.

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“A painting is like bricks and mortar. You don’t speak of the individual bricks in a cement wall. But the juxtaposition of the second image gives us the ability to remove the mortar and speak of the bricks."
— David Salle

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