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Victor Burgin (b. 1941)
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Victor Burgin (b. 1941)

Office at Night

Details
Victor Burgin (b. 1941)
Office at Night
gelatin silver print and plastic laminate film on panel, in three parts
overall: 73 x 98¾in. (185.4 x 250.8cm.)
Executed in 1985-6, this work is from a series of seven, each series is from an edition of three
Provenance
Galerie Michel & Liliane Durand-Dessert, Paris.
Acquired from the above in 1989.
Literature
J. Howett, 'The Ambiguity of Signs', in Victor Burgin: Office at Night and Dandaîdea/Dames, exh. cat., Charlotte, Knight Gallery (another from the series illustrated).
J. Paoletti, 'Victor Burgin's Office at Night - Between Image and Interpretation', in ARTS Magazine, September 1986 (another from the series illustrated, pp. 38-9).
V. Burgin, Components of a Practice, Milan, 2008 (another from the series illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, John Weber Gallery, Office at Night, 1986 (another from the series exhibited).
Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Albert and Vera List Visual Arts Center, Office at Night, 1986 (another from the series exhibited).
Chicago, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Office at Night, 1986 (another from the series exhibited).
Villeneuve d'Asqu, Musée d'art moderne de la communauté urbaine de Lille, Victor Burgin: Passages, 1991-1992, no. 20 (another from the series exhibited and illustrated, unpaged).
Barcelona, Fundacío Antoni Tàpies, Victor Burgin, 2001 (another from the series exhibited and illustrated).
Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Painting in Photography: Strategies of Appropriation, 2012 (another from the series exhibited).
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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.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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