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Tim Noble & Sue Webster (b. 1966 & b. 1967)
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Tim Noble & Sue Webster (b. 1966 & b. 1967)

The Sweet Smell of Excess

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Tim Noble & Sue Webster (b. 1966 & b. 1967)
The Sweet Smell of Excess
enamelled steel, neon, 160 white lights, transformers and electronic sequencer (3 channel bubble + chase effect)
bottle: 81 7/8 x 25in. (208 x 63.5cm.)
glass: 52 x 25in. (132 x 63.5cm.)
overall: 101 x 108 x 4 ¼in. (256.5 x 274.3 x 10.8cm.)
Executed in 1998, this work is unique
Provenance
Private Collection, Berlin.
Anon. sale, Phillips de Pury New York, 17 May 2007, lot 8.
Acquired at the above sale by George Michael.
Literature
The New Barbarians, exh. cat., London, Chisenhale Gallery, 1999, p. 50 (illustrated in colour, p. 51).
T. Noble and S. Webster, Tim Noble & Sue Webster: Wasted Youth, New York 2006 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).
Exhibited
London, Chisenhale Gallery, The New Barbarians, 1999, p. 50 (illustrated in colour, p. 51). This exhibition later travelled to Exeter, Spacex Gallery.
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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