SELECTIONS FROM TRUISMS
electronic LED sign with yellow diodes
6⅜ by 60½ by 4 in. 16.2 by 153.7 by 10.2 cm.
Executed in 1984, this work is number 2 from an edition of 4.
This work is in very good and structurally sound condition overall. This work is suited for a US outlet. All electrical components are accounted for and in good working order. There are few diodes that may have been replaced and appear brighter. Under close inspection, there is scattered wear and associated minor accretions and scratches along the borders of the electrical component and there is evidence of light dust accumulation to the surface.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Private Collection (acquired from the above in Acquired from the above in 1984
Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1998, Lot 240
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Sacramento, California, Crocker Art Museum; Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana, Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Rockford, Illinois, Rockford Art Museum; Boise Gallery of Art; Tucson Museum of Art, The Smorgon Family Collection of Contemporary American Art, New York, 1985, p. 32, cat. no. 9, illustrated in color