Lot 14: Mona Hatoum (b. 1952)

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Description: Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) Silence glass 49 7/8 x 37 x 23 1/8 in. (126.6 x 93.9 x 58.7 cm.) Executed in 1994. This work is number five from an edition of five plus one artist's proof. Other examples from this edition are in the permanent Collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek.
Exhibited: New York, Brooke Alexander Gallery, Willie Doherty, Mona Hatoum, Doris Salcedo, October-November 1994.
Otterlo, Kröller-Müller Museum, Heart of Darkness, December 1994-March 1995, pp. 123-125 and 186-187 (other examples exhibited and illustrated in color).
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Sculpture from the Collection, June-August 1995 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Short Space, September-November 1995 (another example exhibited).
Kunsthalle Wien and Prague, Galerie Rudolfinum, Engel, Engel: Legenden der Gegenwart, June-November 1997, p. 259 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Making Choices, March-September 2000 (another example exhibited).
Vancouver, Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Mona Hatoum: Collected Works, October 2009-January 2010, pp. 15, 27, 50-51 and 62 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).
Literature: R. Smith, "Art in Review: Willie Doherty, Mona Hatoum and Doris Salcedo,"New York Times, 11 November 1994.
M. Archer, G. Brett, C. de Zegher, eds., Mona Hatoum, London, 1997, pp. 30-31 and 159 (another example illustrated in color).
C. Vogel, "Stars of the Last 30 Years Shock and Sell at Christie's Contemporary Sale," New York Times, 17 November 2000, p. B4.
H. Allen, "News," Flash Art, January/February 2001, p. 57 (another example illustrated in color).
Provenance: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1994
Notes: Mona Hatoum (b. 1952)
Silence
glass
49 7/8 x 37 x 23 1/8 in. (126.6 x 93.9 x 58.7 cm.)
Executed in 1994. This work is number five from an edition of five plus one artist's proof.

Other examples from this edition are in the permanent Collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek.

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