Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
Ghent, S.M.A.K., Thomas Houseago, I am Here, Selected Sculptures 1995 – 2003, October 2003 - January 2004 Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Thomas Houseago: Almost Human, March - July 2019, p. 71, illustrated in colour
“Whether I’m an architect, a sculptor, a painter, I perform an activity. And I like that my work contains a record of the activity” (Olivia Gaultier-Jeanroy, ‘Keyhole in the Door’, in: Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Thomas Houseago: Almost Human, 2019, p. 31).
The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is slightly warmer in the original.
This work is in very good condition. All surface irregularities, chips, nicks and accretions are in keeping with the artist's working process and choice of media.
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