Lot 430
  • 430

Matthew Barney

200,000 - 300,000 USD
242,500 USD
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  • Matthew Barney
  • Cremaster 4: The Isle of Man
  • each signed and numbered 1/3 on the reverse

  • c-prints in self-lubricating and prosthetic plastic frames, in 5 parts


Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Christie's, New York, November 13, 2002, lot 2
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above sale)
Acquired by the present owner from the above


Los Angeles, Regen Projects, Matthew Barney: Portraits from Cremaster 4, November - December 1994 (another example exhibited)
Paris, Fondation Cartier, Matthew Barney: Cremaster 4, March - April 1995, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Munich, Sammlung Goetz, Matthew Barney-Tony Oursler-Jeff Wall, July 1996 - January 1997, p. 14, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Cologne, Museum Ludwig; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle, June 2002 - May 2003, pp. 334-335 and 349, three central works illustrated in color (another example exhibited)

Catalogue Note

"The Cremaster cycle tries to take on a cinematic language that I had not dealt with before. I wanted to see how this sculptural project, which is what it is, could align itself with the cinematic form, and still come out as sculptural. " - Matthew Barney, 2002