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576
David Salle
MELODY BUBBLES AND THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 350,000 USD
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576
David Salle
MELODY BUBBLES AND THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 350,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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David Salle
B. 1952
MELODY BUBBLES AND THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
acrylic and oil on canvas
78 by 96 1/4 in. 198.1 by 244.5 cm.
Executed in 1988. 
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Provenance

Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Private Collection
Phillips, New York, 11 November 2004, Lot 23 
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig; April 24 - June 14, 1999; Turin, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Castello di Rivoli; Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, David Salle: 20 Years of Painting, April 1999 - May 2000, p. 62, illustrated in color

Literature

Exh. Cat., Madrid, Fundación Caja de Pensiones, David Salle: Resumen de Prensa, 1989, n.p., illustrated in color
David Salle, Lisa Liebman and D. Charles Whitney, David Salle: 1979-1994, New York 1994, no. 46, p. 124, illustrated in color
David Salle, Sarah French, Wayne Koestenbaum and Mimmo Paladino, David Salle: Immediate Experience, Milan 2002, p. 83, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

“A painting is like bricks and mortar. You don’t speak of the individual bricks in a cement wall. But the juxtaposition of the second image gives us the ability to remove the mortar and speak of the bricks."

David Salle

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