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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)
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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)

Shadow Blind

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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)
Shadow Blind
hand-dyed gelatin silver prints in artist's metal frames, in twelve parts
each: 25 x 29 ¾in. (63.5 x 75.6cm.)
overall: 75 x 119in. (190.5 x 302.3cm.)
Executed in 1997
Provenance
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris.
Private Collection, New York.
Anon. sale, Phillips de Pury New York, 17 May 2007, lot 35.
Acquired at the above sale by George Michael.
Literature
M. d'Argenzio, R. Riley, and M. Veiga, A Arte de Gilbert & George, Lisbon 2001 (illustrated, unpaged).
R. Fuchs (ed.), Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971-2005, Volume II 1988-2005, London 2007, p. 1238 (illustrated in colour, p. 921; installation view at Museo di Capodimonte, Naples illustrated in colour, pp. 668-669 and at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, pp. 898-899).
H. Ulrich Obrist (ed.), Gilbert & George, Cologne, 2007 (installation view at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris illustrated, p. 183).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Gilbert and George New Testamental Pictures, 1998-1999, no. 17 (illustrated in colour, p. 57). This exhibition later travelled to Salzburg, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac and Naples, Museo di Capodimonte.
Valencia, Drassanes, Gilbert & George (1986-1997), 1999 (vol. I, illustrated in colour, pp. 122-123; and vol. II, installation view at Ropac Gallery, Paris illustrated in colour, pp. 202-203).
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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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