Mao Memorial

Lot 26: Mao Memorial

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Description: FRANZ WEST (b. 1947) Mao Memorial Six couches--metal, foam, cotton covers Two: 78 x 32¼ x 38½ in. (180 x 82 x 98 cm.) Four: 61 x 37 3/8 x 38½ in. (155 x 95 x 98 cm.) Executed in 1994-1996. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Artist or Maker: FRANZ WEST (b. 1947)
Exhibited: Kunsthalle Vienna, Jetzeit, September-October 1994.
Nice, Villa Arson, Franz West, November 1995-January 1996, pp. 12, 14-15 (illustrated).
Vienna, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig; Kunsthalle Basel; Otterlo, Kröller-Müller Museum; Prague, Narodni Galerie; Lotz, Museum Sztuki, Franz West: Proforma, March 1996-August 1997, p. 98 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Franz West: Personale, 1996. Turin, Castello di Rivoli, Quotidiane--The Continuity of the Everyday in 20th Century Art, February-May 2000, pp. 148-149 (illustrated).
Vienna, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Franz West, Mondschein, 2001.
Deichtorthallen Hamburg, Franz West, Appartment, November 2001-March 2002.
Marseille, MAC, Franz West, Burning, March-June 2002.
Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Private View 1980-2000: Collection Pierre Huber, June-September 2005, p. 107 (illustrated).
Literature: R. Fleck, B. Curiger, N. Benezra, Franz West, London, 1999, p. 71 (illustrated).
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