Description: mannequin leg, stitched cloth, shoes, ribbon, buttons and card
Dimensions: 37 1/2 by 89 by 24 in. 95.3 by 226.1 by 61 cm.
Medium: mannequin leg, stitched cloth, shoes, ribbon, buttons and card
Condition Report: This work is in excellent and sound condition overall. The leg and body elements are separate from each other. There is evidence of minor creasing and pale time staining to the left ribbon on the central body element. There is evidence of scattered surface stains to the white ribbon on the leg element and scattered, light wear to the white tights. There is evidence of light wear to the laces of the shoes.
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Exhibited: London, Gagosian Gallery, Mike Kelley: Hermaphrodite Drawings (2005-2006), February - March 2007
Culver City, Royal/T, Just Love Me, April - August 2008
Culver City, Royal/T, The Never-Ending Story: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Obsession, February - August 2010
Provenance: Gagosian Gallery, New York
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Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005