Lot 33
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Wentworth, Richard

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Description

  • Wentworth, Richard
  • The "First Editions: Re-covered" copy of:
  • book with new dust-jacket
Smith, Zadie. White Teeth. Hamish Hamilton, 2000, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE-PAGE, original purple boards, dust-jacket

WITH ADDITIONS TO THE DUST-JACKET BY RICHARD WENTWORTH, c. 100 by 180 by 90mm., soldered galvanised cable and mirrors, together with label signed and dated by the artist ("Richard Wentworth 5 October 2017"

Catalogue Note

Richard Wentworth is one of the UK’s most influential artists, working primarily with sculpture and photography. He has played a leading role in New British Sculpture since the 1970s and his work has been widely exhibited internationally with major solo exhibitions.

“Zadie Smith, a Londoner, writes about what I see. I reversed the dust jacket on my copy of White Teeth, now a plain wrapper. I have trussed and mirrored it.”

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