PHILIP TAAFFE (B. 1955)
WERNER BÜTTNER (B. 1954)
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PHILIP TAAFFE (B. 1955)

Timothy's Gate Transfigured

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PHILIP TAAFFE (B. 1955)
Timothy's Gate Transfigured
signed, titled and dated 'TIMOTHY'S GATE TRANSFIGURED P. Taaffe 1987' (on the reverse)
silkscreen on paper collage and acrylic on canvas
75 x 60 1/8in. (190.5 x 152.8cm.)
Executed in 1987
Provenance
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York.
Mary Boone Gallery, New York.
Private Collection, USA.
Gagosian Gallery, New York.
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
C. Leigh, 'Art on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown', in Contemporanea International Art Magazine, vol. II, no. 1, 1989 (illustrated in colour, p. 101).
D. Bonetti, ‘Soft Simulations’ in Art International, Summer 1989 (illustrated, p. 84).
Trento, Galleria Civica d'Arte Contemporanea, Philip Taaffe, 2001 (illustrated in colour, p. 36).
J. Yau, Philip Taaffe, London 2018 (illustrated in colour, p. 51).
Exhibited
Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Art, American Art of the Late 80s: The BiNational, 1988-1989, p. 253 no. 85 (illustrated in colour, p. 203). This exhibition travelled to Düsseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle; Bremen, Kunsthalle and Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein.
Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum, Philip Taaffe. The Life of Forms: Worms 1980-2008, 2008, p. 232 (illustrated in colour, p. 87).
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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