Lot 468: Matthew Barney (b. 1967)
POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY ART
November 14, 2002
New York, NY, USA
Description: Cremaster 2: Drone Ensemble triptych--signed and dated 'Matthew Barney 99' (on the reverse of the center element) three Cibachrome prints in acrylic artist's frames each: 421/4 x 34 x 1 in. (107.3 x 86.4 x 2.5 cm.) overall: 421/4 x 102 x 1 in. (107.3 x 259 x 2.5 cm.) Executed in 1999. This work is number one from an edition of three plus one artist's proof. (3) PROVENANCE Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York LITERATURE Matthew Barney: Cremaster 2, exh. cat., Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 1999 (stills illustrated). EXHIBITION Cologne, Museum Ludwig; Mus‚e d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Matthew Barney: The Crewmaster Cycle, June 2002-May 2003, pp. 224 (illustrated, left element), p. 237 (illustrated, right element), p. 466 (illustrated, left and right elements: no. 224 and 237 respectively).