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Christian Marclay
BONEYARD
Estimate
600,000800,000
LOT SOLD. 550,000 USD
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44
Christian Marclay
BONEYARD
Estimate
600,000800,000
LOT SOLD. 550,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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New York

Christian Marclay
B. 1955
BONEYARD
hydrostone casts of telephone receivers, in 750 parts
dimensions variable
Executed in 1990.
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Provenance

Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York 
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1991

Exhibited

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991 Biennial Exhibition, April - June 1991, p. 162, illustrated
Athens, The Factory, School of Fine Arts, Everything That's Interesting is New: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, January - April 1996, pp. 190-191, illustrated in color
Cyprus, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Forever: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, November 2001 - March 2002, p. 45, illustrated (in installation at The Factory, School of Fine Arts, Athens, 1996)
Los Angeles, UCLA Hammer Museum; Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies; Seattle, Seattle Art Museum; Thun, Kunstmuseum Thun; Avignon, Collection Lambert; and London, Barbican Art Gallery, Christian Marclay, May 2003 - May 2005, p. 57, illustrated in color (detail) 
Athens, Technopolis, 1st Athens Biennial 2007: Destroy Athens, September - November 2007, p. 143, illustrated
Athens, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Alpha Omega, June - December 2010, pp. 30-31, illustrated 

Literature

Ken Johnson, "Report from New York: Generational Saga," Art in America, June 1991, p. 49, illustrated (in installation at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1991) and p. 45 (text)
Christopher Knight, "Leading the eye by the ear," The Los Angeles Times, June 3, 2003 (text)
Carol Diehl, "Mixmaster," Art in America, September 2003, p. 90, illustrated in color (in installation) and p. 91 (text)
Eva Forgacs, "The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction," X-Tra, Vol. 6, No. 1, Fall 2003, p. 32 (text)
Philip Sherburne, "Christian Marclay's Cochlear Implants," Parkett, Vol. 70, Zurich and New York, 2004, p. 24 (text)
Exh. Cat., Athens, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Monument to Now: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, 2004, p. 266, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée de la Musique (and travelling), Replay: Marclay, 2007, p. 101, fig. b, illustrated
Jackie Battenfield, The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love, Philadelphia, 2009, p. 30, illustrated (in installation, twice) and p. 30 (text)

Catalogue Note

"[Boneyard]reconfirms Marclay’s vision of the phone as a repository of all the voices once travelling through, and now buried within.” Eva Forgacs, "The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction," X-Tra, Vol. 6, No. 1, Fall 2003, p. 32

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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New York