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Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945)

Lot 202: Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945)


June 24, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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The Square Root of Minus One
silkscreen inks on glass sheet, silkscreen inks on glass in metal frame and metal plaque
(i) 71 x 61 x 1/2 in. (178.3 x 154.6 x 1.2cm.)
(ii) 15 1/3 x 12 1/2 x 1/3in. (39 x 32 x 1cm.)
Executed in 1988

Artist or Maker

Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945)


Crete, Minos Beach Art Symposium, 1998 (illustrated, p. 75).
Athens, Athens School of Fine Arts, "The Factory," Everything That's Interesting Is New: The Dakis Joannou Collection, January-April 1996 (illustrated in colour, p. 167). This exhibition later travelled to Copenhagen, Museum of Modern Art and New York, Guggenheim Museum Soho.


Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1989.


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Post-War & Contemporary Art (Day Sale)

June 24, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

London, United Kingdom