Samuel Fosso

La Femme Américaine Libérée Des Années 70, Tati Series

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Samuel Fosso



La Femme Américaine Libérée Des Années 70, Tati Series

signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/12 on label bearing further information about the work in facsimile affixed to the frame verso

chromogenic print, printed 2004

47 by 47cm., 18½ by 18½in. (image); 60.5 by 50cm., 23¾ by 19¾in.(sheet)

Framed: 69.5 by 69cm., 27¼ by 27in.

Galleria Extraspazio, Rome
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Maria Francesca Bonetti & Guido Schlinkert, Samuel Fosso, 5 Continents editions, Milan, 2004, illustrated in colour p.158-159 (another example)
Olivier Sultan, Jean-Marc Patras, Helene Leray, Omay Lyoubi, Les afriques 36 Artistes contemporains, Paris, 2004, illustrated in colour p.87, no. 60 (another example)
Chris Spring, Angaza Afrika African Art Now, 2008, illustrated in colour, p.110 (another example)
Okwui Enwezor, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Contemporary African Art Since 1980, 2009, illustrated in colour p.196 (another example)
Simon Njami (ed.), Samuel Fosso: Dorian Gray à BanguiRevue Noire supplement, November 2010, illustrated
Andre Magnin, Mehdi Qotbi, African Lights A new contemporary, 2017, Barcelona, illustrated in colour p.82, no.99 (another example)
Okwui Enwezor (ed.), Samuel FossoAUTOPORTRAIT, Steidl Verlag/The Walther Collection, New York, 2020, illustrated in colour p.113 (another example) 

Dusseldorf, Museum Kunst Palast, Africa Remix Contemporary Art of a Continent, 24 July-7 November 2004, illustrated in colour in the catalogue p.76; London, Hayward Gallery, 10 February-17 April 2005; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, 24 May-15 August 2005; Tokyo, Mori Art Museum May-August 2006 (another example)
New York, The Walther Project Space, Contemporary Reconfigurations, Distance and Desire Encounters with the African Archive Part II, 30 November 2012–9 March 2013 (another example)
New York City, New York, The Walther Collection Project Space, Samuel Fosso, 12 September-17 January 2015 (another example)
Wien, Kunstforum Wien, The Cindy Sherman Effect, 29 January-21 June 2020 (another example)