471
471
Robert Gober
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000220,000
LOT SOLD. 218,500 USD
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471
Robert Gober
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000220,000
LOT SOLD. 218,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Robert Gober
B.1954
UNTITLED
signed and numbered 1/15 on the underside
wax and human hair
3 by 7 1/2 by 2 5/8 in. 7.6 by 19.1 by 6.7 cm.
Executed in 1992, this work is number 1 from an edition of 15 plus 3 artist’s proofs.
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Provenance

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York

Exhibited

New York, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Exhibition to Benefit the Robert Mapplethorpe Laboratory for AIDS Research New England Deaconess Hospital, January 1993 (another example exhibited )
Bignan, Domain de Kerguéhennec, De la mainà la tête, l'objet théoretique, May - September 1993 (another example exhibited)
Frankfurt am Main, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Szenenweschel V/Change of Scene V, January - May 1994 (another example exhibited)
Milan, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Nudo & crudo: corpo sensibile, corpo visibile, January - March 1996 (another example exhibited)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Views From Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art 2, October 1996 - January 1997 (another example exhibited)
Frankfurt am Main, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Die Entdeckung des Anderen: Ein Europäischer Blick auf die Amerikanische Kunst 2, January - May 1997 (another example exhibited)
New York, Museum of Modern Art, On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner & Elaine Danheisser Collection, September 1997 - January 1998 (another example exhibited)
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Emotion - Junge Britische und Amerikanische Kunst aus der Sammlung Goetz/Young British and American Art from the Goetz Collection, October 1998 - January 1999 (another example exhibited)
CAPC-Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Présuméinnocents, l'art contemporain et l'enfance/Presumed innocent, Contemporary Art and Childhood, June - October 2000 (another example exhibited)
St. Gallen, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der Lokremise St. Gallen, The Oldest Possible Memory, May - October 2000 (another example exhibited)
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Open Ends: Innocence and Experience, September 2000 - January 2001 (another example exhibited)
Frankfurt am Main, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Szenenweschel XVIII/Change of Scene XVIII, September 2000 - March 2001 (another example exhibited)
Santa Fe, The Fifth International Biennial Exhibition, SITE Santa Fe, Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque, July 2004 - January 2005 (another example exhibited)
Santander, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Blancanieves y los siete enanitos: una exposición sobre la presencia delblanco acompañado de un poco de rojo y una pizca de negro/Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: an exhibition on the presence of white accompanied by some red and a little black, April - June 2005 (another example exhibited)
Frankfurt am Main, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Spinning the web. The Ebay-Connection, September  2005 - January  2006 (another example exhibited)
Southampton, The Parrish Art Museum, All the More Real, August - October 2007 (another example exhibited)

Literature

Mario Kramer, To Fix the Image in Memory/Dem Bild Einen festen Platz im Gedächtnis verleihen, New York/Frankfurt, 1996, pp. 137 - 160, illustrated
Eva Meyer-Hermann, Reservoir, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2000, pp. 2-9, illustrated
Jean Ammann, Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Frankfurt, 2001, pp. 9-10, illustrated
Mario Kramer, “Robert Gobers Drain Man – Eine Werkbetrachtung,” Für Jean-Christophe Ammann, Festschrift, Frankfurt, 2001, pp. 216-219, illustrated
Horst Schwebel, Katharina Fritsch und Robert Gober, Frankfurt, pp. 11-13, illustrated
Marina Schneede, Mit Haut und Haaren, Der Körper in der seitgenössischen Kunst, Cologne, 2002, n.p., illustrated
Robert Storr, Prière de (ne pas) toucher, Paris, 1995, pp. 330-337, illustrated 
Theodora Vischer, Robert Gober: Sculptures and Installations 1979 -2007, Basel, 2007, p. 337, illustrated

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