Lot 156
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Jan Fabre

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 GBP
Sold
93,750 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Jan Fabre
  • Monk with Bones
  • metal wire and bones
  • Executed in 2001.

Provenance

Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Avignon, Chapelle Saint-Charles, Rome, Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Jan Fabre: Umbraculum. Un lieu ombragé hors du monde pour penser et travailler, July - November 2001, illustrated in colour (in installation view at Chapelle Saint-Charles, Avignon) (cover)

Catalogue Note

“The monk-like figures I have been working on have their origin in my writings about a fluid body, a body consisting exclusively of blood. I have been thinking about what would happen should our internal skeleton be projected outward and become an external skeleton.”

JAN FABRE

in conversation with Michaël Amy in: ‘Measuring the Clouds. A Conversation with Jan Fabre’, Sculpture Magazine, 2004, online

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