Lot 523
  • 523

Kara Walker

Estimate
250,000 - 350,000 USD
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Description

  • Kara Walker
  • Mastah's Done Gone
  • each consecutively numbered '1 of 17'  to '17 of 17' on the reverse 
  • paper cut-outs, in 17 parts
  • Overall: 66 7/8 by 233 7/8 in. 170 by 594.3 cm.
  • Executed in 1998.

Provenance

Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
The CAP Collection (acquired from the above in 1998)
Christie's, London, June 20, 2007, lot 4
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Exhibited

London, Stephen Friedman Gallery, Arturo Herrera and Kara Walker, April - May 1998

Literature

Arlène Bonnant, CAP Collection, Switzerland, 2005, pp. 16, 19 & 285-287, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

“I'm not really about blackness, per se, but about blackness and whiteness, and what they mean and how they interact with one another and what power is all about.” Kara Walker, 2009
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