WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS | SHOOT YOUR WAY TO FREEDOM, KID
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE
Dear Keith: Works from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
1914 - 1997
SHOOT YOUR WAY TO FREEDOM, KID
signed on the reverse
photo collage and gunshot holes on plywood
Board: 6 by 24 in. (15.2 by 60.9 cm.)
Framed: 13½ by 32¾ in. (34.3 by 83.2 cm.)
Executed in 1982.
This work is in very good and sound condition overall. All elements are present and stable, including the inherent cracking from the gunshot holes. There are textural variations to the surface, inherent to the artist's working method. There is scattered studio splash to the plywood, most notably in the central area. There is some adhesive residue along the edges of the photographs, inherent to the artist's working method. There is minor wear to the photographic elements, including discoloration and minor lifting to some areas of the edges, consistent with the age of the work. Framed without glazing.
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Estate of Keith Haring, New York
The Keith Haring Foundation (by bequest from the above in 1990)