Lot 25
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Lawrence Holofcener

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18,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • Lawrence Holofcener
  • Imagine
  • stamped with signature
  • bronze and wood
  • height: 120.5cm.; 47½in.
  • Conceived in 2010, the present work is the Artist's proof for the proposed, un-cast edition of 15.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the Artist by the present owner

Exhibited

Mount Dora, Florida, October 2010 - January 2013.

Catalogue Note

Among Holofcener’s careers is songwriting, and as he greatly admired Lennon’s work, he produced this tribute to him. The sculpture is entitled ‘Imagine’.  John’s arms are outstretched, his eyes closed.  His face is to the sun wondering what the world would be like without conflict.  The statue was unveiled on the 70th anniversary of Lennon’s birth in Mount Dora, Florida.  In addition, Lawrence wrote a song for the attending crowd, ‘Can’t We Have Peace’?  There it remained on loan inviting people to sit with him, much as tourists do with his sculpture of Churchill and Roosevelt in Bond Street.

We are grateful to the Artist's studio for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

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