426
426
David Hammons
SPADE
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 100,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
426
David Hammons
SPADE
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 100,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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David Hammons
B. 1943
SPADE
signed, titled and numbered 1/50 
screenprint on silver metallic paper
26 by 20 in. 66 by 50.8 cm.
Executed in 1972, this work is number 1 from an edition of 50, of which only 6 were created.  
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Provenance

Private Collection, Los Angeles (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, Rochester
Swann Galleries, New York, 6 April 2017, Lot 100
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner 

Exposition

Los Angeles, California State University, Fine Arts Gallery, David Hammons: Selected Works 1968-1974, September - October 1974 (another example exhibited)
New York, Tilton Gallery, L.A. Object & David Hammons Body Prints, October - November 2006 (another example exhibited)
San Francisco, Museum of African Diaspora, Cultivating Crosscurrents: African and Black Diasporas in Dialogue, 1960-1980, December 2013 - April 2014 (another example exhibited) 

Description

"Because I remember being called a spade once, and I didn’t know what it meant... so, I just took the shape, and started painting it. I started dealing with the spade the way Jim Dine was using the heart…" David Hammons

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York