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Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945)

Lot 38: Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945)


February 9, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Five Words in Orange Neon
neon and transformer
11 x 65 x 8 5/8in. (28 x 165 x 22cm.)
Executed in 1965, this work is unique

Artist or Maker

Joseph Kosuth (b. 1945)


Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Electra, December 1983-February 1984, (illustrated, p. 279).
Paris, Centre George Pompidour, Les Immatériaux, March-July 1985, (illustrated, unpaged).
Vienna, Kusthalle Wien, Die Sprache der Kunst, Die Beziehung von Bild und Text in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, September-October 1993 (illustrated, p. 83). This exhibition later travelled to, Frankfurt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, December 1993-February 1994.


Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.


This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

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Post War and Contemporary Evening sale

February 9, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

London, United Kingdom