Art House: The Collection of Chara Schreyer | Online Auction

Art House: The Collection of Chara Schreyer | Online Auction

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Art House: The Collection of Chara Schreyer

Robert Gober

Hanging Man/ Sleeping Man

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Lot Closed

February 29, 04:53 PM GMT


6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Details


Art House: The Collection of Chara Schreyer

Robert Gober

b. 1954

Hanging Man/Sleeping Man

stamped with the signature R Gober and title (lower right)

hand-printed silkscreen on paper, in 9 parts

i. 248⅜ by 29⅝ in. (630.9 by 75.2 cm.)

ii. 96 by 26 in. (243.8 by 66 cm.)

iii. 94¾ by 29¾ in. (240.7 by 75.6 cm.)

iv. 92 by 25⅝ in. (233.7 by 65.1 cm.)

v. 92 by 25⅝ in. (233.7 by 65.1 cm.)

vi. 92 by 16½ in. (233.7 by 41.9 cm.)

vii. 92 by 18½ in. (233.7 by 47 cm.)

viii. 92 by 9½ in. (233.7 by 24.1 cm.)

Executed in 1989, this work is from an edition of unknown size.

Please note the cataloguing and condition for the lot have been updated.

Gallery Tag, Udine

Private Collection, 1994

Christie's East, New York, 15 May 2001, lot 153

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exh. Cat., Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen & Kunsthalle Bern, Robert Gober, 1990, pp. 79-81 (another example illustrated)

Exh. Cat., Madrid, Museo Nacional de Arte, Robert Gober, 1992, pp. 32-36 (another example illustrated)

Exh. Cat., Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Paul Gober, 1997, p. 47 (another example illustrated)

Exh. Cat., Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Malmo, Sweden, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art; Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art, Robert Gober: Sculpture + Drawing, 1999, p. 16 (another example illustrated)

Theodora Vischer, ed., Robert Gober: Sculptures and Installations 1979-2007, vol. 1, Basel, 2007, p. 235 (another example illustrated)

Elissa Auther, “Wallpaper, the Decorative, and Installation Art” in Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art, Durham and London, 2011, pp. 124-125 (another example illustrated)

Alisa Carroll, Art House: The Collaboration of Chara Schreyer & Gary Hutton, New York 2016, pp. 99, 220, illustrated in color (installed in Chara Schreyer's residence, San Francisco)

Douglas Fogle and Hanneke Skerath, eds., Making Strange: The Chara Schreyer Collection, New York 2021, p. 211, illustrated in color and p. 415