Lot 556
  • 556


100,000 - 150,000 USD
150,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Robert Gober
  • Cat Litter
  • signed, dated 1990 and numbered #1 of 9 on the backside 
  • cast plaster, vinyl-acrylic, graphite and ink


Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Collection of Werner Lippert, Düsseldorf
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Private Collection, Los Angeles
Christie's, New York, 12 May 2004, Lot 365
Collection of Michael Crichton, Santa Monica (acquired from the above sale)
Christie's, New York, 12 May 2010, Lot 134
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner


Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen; Kunsthalle Bern, Robert Gober, May - October 1990
Paris, Galerie Samia Saouma, Robert Gober, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Moké, Stephen Prina, Cheri Samba, Cindy Sherman and Christopher Wool, May - July 1997 (another example exhibited)
Munich, Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst im Haus der Kunst, Food for the Mind: Die Sammlung Udo and Anette Brandhorst, July - October 2000, pp. 213 and 248, illustrated (another example exhibited)
London, White Cube, The Unthought Known, March - April 2002, pl. 5, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Greenwich, Bruce Museum, Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time, January - May 2009, pp. 39-40, cat. no. 12, illustrated (another example exhibited)


J. Hogrefe, "The Children of Marcel Duchamp," Forbes, 6 September 1999, pp. 284-285, illustrated
"News in Brief: Don't Change This Litter," Cat Fancy, January 2000, p. 8
Adrian Searle, "World of Interiors," The Guardian, 12 March 2002, pp. 10-11, illustrated
Fisun Güner, "Drawing from Experiences," London Metro, 22 March 2002, p. 22, illustrated
Richard Cork, "A Fear of the Dark Inside Us," The Times, 22 March 2002, p. 14, illustrated
Claire Doherty, "The Unthought Known," Art Monthly, April 2002, pp. 25-27, illustrated
Rachel Campbell-Johnston, "London: Rachel Campbell-Johnston's Best London Shows," Play, 6-12 April 2002, p. 25, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Shaulager Basel, Robert Gober. Work 1979-2007, May - October 2007, pp. 238 and 239, no. S 1990.14, illustrated