ROSS BLECKNER (B. 1949)
ROSS BLECKNER (B. 1949)
ROSS BLECKNER (B. 1949)
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The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann
ROSS BLECKNER (B. 1949)

Poverty Bouquet

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ROSS BLECKNER (B. 1949)
Poverty Bouquet
signed, titled and dated 'POVERTY BOUQUET Ross Bleckner 1986' (on the reverse)
oil on linen
48 x 40 in. (121.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1986.
Provenance
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Saatchi Collection, London, 1986
Gagosian Gallery, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
R. Smith, "Art: In Bleckner Show, An Array of Past Motifs," The New York Times, 13 February 1987, p. C16.
"Ross Bleckner by Aimee Rankin," BOMB, 1 April 1987 (illustrated).
Mostly Mozart Festival, New York, Lincoln Center, Summer 1987 (illustrated on the poster).
D. Cameron, NY Art Now: The Saatchi Collection, Milan, 1987, p. 79 (illustrated).
S. Morgan, "Strange Days: An Interview with Ross Bleckner," Artscribe International, March/April 1988, p. 50 (illustrated).
D. Deitcher, "What Does Silence Equal Now?," in B. Wallis, M. Weems and P. Yenawine, eds., Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America, New York, 1999, pp. 97-98 (illustrated).
R. Milazzo, The Paintings of Ross Bleckner, Brussels, 2006, pp. 88-90, 136 and 422, pl. 35 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Ross Bleckner, February 1987.
Lawrence, University of Kansas, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum, New Work, New York, August 1988-January 1989.
Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art; Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Painting - Singular Object: A Perspective on Contemporary Art, November 1995-February 1996, p. 98, no. 46 (illustrated).
Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Ross Bleckner, March-April 2007, no. 14 (illustrated).

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