17 October 2006
Jon Pylypchuk (b. 1972)
Nothing but pure despair
titled 'nothing but pure depair' (lower centre), inscribed 'don't trust it all for you/just respect this life one' (lower left and lower right, respectively) and signed with artist pseudonym initials 'RB 031008' (on the reverse)
acrylic, synthetic hair, glitter, eight plastic eyes, wood, resin and paper and fabric collage on several attached sheets of paper
40¼ x 50¾in. (102.3 x 128.9cm.)
Executed in 2002
Frederich Petzel Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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