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A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection

Mona Hatoum

Over My Dead Body

Auction Closed

October 13, 03:19 PM GMT


6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Details


A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection

Mona Hatoum

b. 1952 

Over My Dead Body


inkjet print on PVC with grommets

204.4 by 304.4 cm. 80½ by 119⅞ in.

Executed in 1988-2002, this work is number 2 from an edition of 6 plus 2 artist’s proofs.

Alexander and Bonin, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004

Dalya Alberge, "When White is the Acceptable Colour of Art", The Independent, 27 November 1989, p. 17, illustrated

Michael Archer, Guy Brett, and Catherine de Zegher, Eds., Mona Hatoum, Boston 1997, p. 57, illustrated in colour (installation view from: London, Hayward Gallery, 1998-99)

"The 7th International Biennale of Cairo 15/12/98 - 15/2/99", Medina Magazine, No. 6, February - March 1999, p. 90, illustrated

Exh. Cat., Amman, Darat al Funun - The Kahlid Shoman Foundation, Mona Hatoum, 2008-2009, p. 66, illustrated in colour

Najat Rahman, In the Wake of the Poetic: Palestinian Artists after Darwish, Syracuse 2015, pp. 95-97, illustrated

Judith Benhamou-Huet, "Les objets qui parlent de Mona Hatoum", Les Echos, 26 June 2015, illustrated in colour (online)

Myrna Ayad, "Fearless Artist Mona Hatoum Conquers the Pompidou with Four Decades of Work", Artsy, 19 August 2015, illustrated in colour  (online)

Ivo Bonacorsi, "Resistance", domus, 17 September 2015, illustrated in colour (online)

Ali Smith, "Never take anything for what it appears to be: Ali Smith on Mona Hatoum", Tate Etc., No. 37, 10 June 2016, illustrated in colour (online)

Lucy Steeds, "Retelling ‘The Other Story’ - or What Now?", Afterall, 30 September 2018, illustrated in colour (installation view from: London, Hayward Gallery, 1998-99) (online)

Cairo, The 7th Cairo International Biennale, December 1998 - February 1999 (another example exhibited) 

London, Hayward Gallery, The Other Story: Afro-Asian Artists in Post-War Britain, November 1989 - February 1999 (another example exhibited) 

New York, Alexander and Bonin, Exposures, March - April 1999 (another example exhibited)

Vancouver, Artspeak Gallery, War Zones: Present Tense, May - June 1999, p. 56, illustrated (installation view from: London, Hayward Gallery, 1998-99); and p. 57, illustrated in colour (installation view) (another example exhibited)

Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle; Bonn, Kunstmuseum; and Stockholm, Magasin III, Mona Hatoum, March - December 2004, p. 8, illustrated; and p. 11, illustrated in color (installation view from: London, Hayward Gallery, 1998-99) (another example exhibited)

Champaign, Krannert Art Museum; Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Museum of Art; Hanover, Hood Museum of Art; and Williamstown, Williams College Museum of Art, Beyond East and West: Seven Transnational Artists, January 2004 - May 2005, no. 11, p. 49, illustrated in colour (present example)

Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Mona Hatoum: Over My Dead Body, March - May 2005 (another example exhibited)

Berlin, Galerie Max Hetzler, Mona Hatoum: Shift, September - October 2012, p. 8, 32, illustrated in colour (installation view); and pp. 12-13, illustrated in colour (another example exhibited)

São Paulo, Pinacoteca de Estado de São Paulo; and Buenos Aires, Fundación Proa, Mona Hatoum, December 2014 - May 2015, p. 37, illustrated (another example exhibited) 

Paris, Centre Pompidou; London, Tate Modern; and Helsinki, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Mona Hatoum, May 2016 - February 2017, pp. 148-49, 174, illustrated in colour (another example exhibited)