Contemporary Art Day Auction

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An Artist's Perspective: Property from the Collection of Anish Kapoor

James Lee Byars

The Monument to Cleopatra

This lot has been withdrawn

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An Artist's Perspective: Property from the Collection of Anish Kapoor

James Lee Byars

1932 - 1997

The Monument to Cleopatra


gilded marble, gilded wood and glass

69 by 65.5 by 150.5 cm. 27⅛ by 25¾ by 59¼ in.

Executed in 1988.

This Lot has been withdrawn from the sale.
Michael Werner Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Achille Bonito Olivia, Cleto Polcina, Eds., James Lee Byars, The Monument to Cleopatra, Rome 1989, n.p., illustrated

James Elliot, Ed., The Perfect Thought. Works by James Lee Byars, California 1990, n.p., no. 47, illustrated

Heinrich Heil, Ed., James Lee Byars: The Perfect Monument, Valencia 1995, p. 98, illustrated

Rivoli, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, James Lee Byars: The Palace of Good Luck, April - July 1989

New York, Michael Werner Gallery, James Lee Byars: The Monument to Cleopatra, July - August 2012