7 October 2016
Thomas Houseago (B. 1972)
california redwood, wood, tuf-cal, hemp and iron
83 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 17 1/8in. (211.8 x 67 x 43.5cm.)
Executed in 2008
Herald St, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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J. J. Charlesworth, ‘In the Ruins of the Future’, in Art Review, Issue 28, December 2008
(illustrated, p. 70).
London, Herald St., Bastards, Thomas Houseago, 2008.
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