Ellen Gallagher (b. 1965)
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Ellen Gallagher (b. 1965)

DeLuxe

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Ellen Gallagher (b. 1965)
DeLuxe
A portfolio of 60 printed objects with aquatint, dry-point, photogravure, spit-bite, lithography, silkscreen, embossing, tattoo machine engraving, laser-cutting, collage, crystals, cut paper, enamel, glitter, gold leaf, gouache, graphite, oil, plasticine, polymer medium, pomade, toy eyeballs, watercolor and velvet on paper
each: 13 x 10 in. (33 x 26.7 cm.)
overall: 84 x 176 in. (215.2 x 447 cm.)
(60)Executed in 2004-2005. This work number sixteen from an edition of twenty unique variations.
Provenance
Two Palms Press, New York
Private collection, New York
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 2008, lot 524
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibited
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Deluxe, January-May 2005 (another example exhibited).
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Deluxe, July-September 2005 (another example exhibited).
North Miami, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Ellen Gallagher: Murmur and Deluxe, February-April 2005 (another example exhibited).
Zurich, Hauser & Wirth Zurich, Deluxe, March-May 2006 (another example exhibited).
St. Louis, Contemporary Art Museum, Deluxe, April-June 2006 (another example exhibited).
London, Tate Modern, Passages from History, November 2007-April 2008 (another example exhibited).
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Print Out, February-May 2012 (another example exhibited).
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, February 2013 (another example exhibited).
London, Tate Modern, Ellen Gallagher: AxME, May-September 2013 (another example exhibited).
Special notice

From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.
Sale room notice
Please note that another example from the edition is currently exhibited in London at the Tate Modern in Ellen Gallagher: AxME that runs from May-September 2013. The correct provenance reads: Two Palms Press, New York
Private collection, New York
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 2008, lot 524
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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Lot Essay

The present work is included in the following collections: Tate Modern, London; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and The Eli Broad Foundation, Santa Monica

Row 1:
1 FBI
2 Full Cap
3 The Man Who Kept Harlem Cool
4 Spare Time
5 Yellow Duke
6 Doe
7 Wig Dig
8 Feminine Hygiene
9 Warm Pressed
10 Beauty Star
11 Capless
12 Millie-Christine

Row 2
13 5 Rows of Children
14 American Beauty
15 Lucky Numbers
16 Starglow Wigs
17 So Fun
18 Coronet
19 Lustrasilk
20 Greaseless
21 Rings
22 Glamour Girl Look
23 Before and After
24 Made for Kisses

Row 3
25 Skinatural
26 Afrilon
27 Negro a Day
28 Skin Secret
29 Super Strut
30 Natural Look
31 Dixie Peach
32 Free Nurses
33 Wiglette
34 Sulfur-8
35 Today Is Today
36 Josephine Baker

Row 4
37 PHANTASIE
38 Nadinola
39 Detective Training
40 Double Circle
41 Black Combs
42 Super Boo
43 So Natural...So Healthy
44 Blow-up
45 Dirty O's
46 Song Ideas
47 Gold Medal
48 Valmor

Row 5
49 Drama
50 Isaac
51 Every Day Nurse
52 Humania
53 Mr. Terrific
54 Butter Knife
55 Moby Dick
56 Ice or Salt
57 Raveen
58 Bad Skin
59 Wiglets by Medalo
60 Mercolized
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