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Doug Aitken

Fountain (Earth Fountain)

Estimate:

15,000 to - 20,000 USD

Doug Aitken

Doug Aitken

Fountain (Earth Fountain)

Fountain (Earth Fountain)

Estimate:

15,000 to - 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

20,160

USD

Doug Aitken

b.1968

Fountain (Earth Fountain)


plexiglas, steel, pumping system, earth/dirt, colored methyl cellulose and lava stones

53⅞ by 78⅜ by 36 in. (136.8 by 199.1 by 91.4 cm.)

Executed in 2012, this work is number 4 from an edition of 4.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. All elements are present and stable. The pumping system is in good working order. Please note that the motor is audible when the work is operating. There are a few scattered scuffs and scratches to the plexiglass throughout, visible upon close inspection. There are several pigment losses to the white base, most notably minute losses along the edges and corners and a 1 inch loss on the left side of the base. Please contact


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

303 Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Steve Erickson, Doug Aitken Sculptures 2001-2015, JRP|Ringier, Zurich 2015
New York, 303 Gallery, Doug Aitken: 100 YRS, February - March 2013 (another example exhibited)
Miami, Marguiles Collection, on permanent display, 2013-2019 approx (ed. 4)