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Allan McCollum

384 Plaster Surrogates

Allan McCollum

Allan McCollum

384 Plaster Surrogates

384 Plaster Surrogates

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Allan McCollum

b. 1944

384 Plaster Surrogates

enamel on hydrostone, in 384 parts

smallest: 5 1/4 by 4 in. 13.3 by 10.2 cm.

largest: 9 1/2 by 7 3/8 in. 24.1 by 18.7 cm.

Executed in 1982-89. 

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. All elements are present and stable. Under close inspection, there are a few minor handling marks to some elements. Under further close inspection, there are a few minor, scattered scratches, accretions and rubbing marks to some elements. Please note that two of the plaster elements have been replaced by the artist studio after the execution of the work. Please note that five of the plaster elements are currently being restored by an artist approved conservator, which will be ready in 4-6 weeks' time. Sotheby’s will facilitate the merging of these five elements to the rest of the work.


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.

Please note that five of the plaster elements are currently being restored by an artist approved conservator, which will be ready in 4-6 weeks time. Sotheby’s will facilitate the merging of these five elements to the rest of the work.
John Weber Gallery, New York
Private Collection
Christie's New York, 12 May 2011, lot 371
Acquired from the above by the present owner