Lot 21: MARK TANSEY
Contemporary Art Eve Sale
June 27, 2011
London, United Kingdom
Library (of Babylon)
Each signed, titled and dated ‘Tansey, 1994, Library (of Babylon)’ on the reverse.
Provenance: Gagosian Gallery, New York
Dimensions: Overall: 149.9 × 489 cm (59 × 192 1/2 in).
Artist or Maker: MARK TANSEY b. 1949
Exhibited: Visions of America: Landscape as Metaphor in the Late Twentieth Century: Colorado, Denver Art Museum; Ohio, 14 May–11 September 2005; Columbus Museum of Art, 16 October–8 January 1995
Literature: Visions of America: Landscape as Metaphor in the Late Twentieth Century, exh. cat., New York: Harry N Abrams, 1994, pp. 172–73; no. 4, p. 230 (illustrated in colour)
Medium: Oil on canvas in two parts.