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Lot 334: DOUGLAS GORDON (B. 1966)

Est: $40,000 USD - $60,000 USDSold:
Sotheby'sMay 16, 2002New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

28 films on video, 15 white beanbags, 2 speakers and white neon sign Executed in 1996, this work is based on a selection of films chosen by the artist in September 1996. The original list was comprised of titles of all films shown in Glasgow cinemas between December 20th, 1965 and September 20th, 1966. These dates coincide with the nine months of Douglas Gordon's conception, gestation, and birth.

Artist or Maker

Provenance

Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zürich Private collection, London Exhibited: Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Douglas Gordon, February - May 2000

Auction Details

Contemporary Art, Part Two

by
Sotheby's
May 16, 2002, 12:00 AM EST

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, US