Lot 49
  • 49

Mike Kelley

Estimate
450,000 - 650,000 USD
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Description

  • Mike Kelley
  • ET's Long Neck, Two Brains, Penis and Scrotum
  • found stuffed toy animals
  • 129 7/8 x 10 1/4 x 9 in. 330 x 26 x 22.9 cm.
  • Executed in 1989.

Provenance

Metro Pictures, New York
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna
Rudolf and Ute Scharpff, Stuttgart
Christie's, New York, May 11, 2005, Lot 3
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Vienna, Galerie Peter Pakesch, Mike Kelley, September - October 1989
Graz, Graz Kunstverein; Vienna, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Lotte or the Transformation of the Object, 1990
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Mike Kelley: Half a Man, February - May 1991, not illustrated
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Mike Kelley: Catholic Tastes, November 1993 - Fall 1994, p. 249 (not illustrated)
Hamburger, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Family Values: American Art in the Eighties and Nineties, the Scharpff Collection at the Hamburg Kunsthalle, 1996 - 2005 (extended loan), p. 38 (installation view at the Hamburg Kunsthalle) and p. 97 (text)
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