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Gilbert & George

Estimate
180,000 - 250,000 GBP
Sold
181,250 GBP
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Description

  • Gilbert & George
  • Dusty Corners No. 3
  • signed, titled and dated Autumn 1975
  • four gelatin silver prints, in original artists' frames

Provenance

Private Collection, Japan (acquired directly from the artists)
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in the early 1980s

Literature

Carter Ratcliff, Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971-1985, New York 1986, p. 86, illustrated
Rudi Fuchs, Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971-2005, London 2007, Vol. I, p. 218, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"The marvelous Dusty Corners, haunting checkerboards of interiors in which each artist appears alone in a shadowy room, alternating upstairs and downstairs with the oppressively vacant chambers of their house, the world before, and as it seems after, they were here."  Laura Cummings, "Better Than a Poke in the Eye" in: The Observer, London, 18 February 2007
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