The Kitchen Table Series: Untitled (Eating Lobster)

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The Kitchen Table Series: Untitled (Eating Lobster)

1990
gelatin silver print
27 1/4 x 27 1/4 in. (69.2 x 69.2 cm.)
Signed, numbered and dated "Carrie Mae Weems 1990 4/5" on the reverse. This work is number 4 from an edition of 5.

Estimate
$8,000 - 10,000 

sold for $27,500

Contact Specialist
Amanda Stoffel
Head of Day Sale
astoffel@phillips.com
+1 212 940 1261

  • Provenance

    P.P.O.W., New York
    Private Collection

  • Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., Carrie Mae Weems, January 7 - March 21, 1993, then traveled to St. Louis, The Forum (April 9 - August 4, 1993), San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (June 9 - August 4, 1993), Miami, Center for the Fine Arts (August 28 - November 7, 1993), Los Angeles, California Afro-American Museum (December 8, 1993 - February 28, 1994), Portland, Portland Art Museum (March 23 - May 22, 1994), Minneapolis, Walker Art Center (July 23 - October 2, 1994), Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art (October 28, 1994 - January 8, 1995), Cincinnati, The Contemporary Arts Center (February 3, - April 2, 1995) (another example exhibited)
    Nassau, Nassau County Museum of Art, Image Makers, October 2 - January 2, 1994
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, November 10, 1994 - March 5, 1995
    Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Carrie Mae Weems: The Kitchen Table Series, March 2 - April 28, 1996 (another example exhibited)
    Portland, Portland Art Museum, Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video, February 2 - May 19, 2013, then traveled to Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art (June 30 - September 29, 2013), Stanford, Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Standford University (October 16, 2013 - January 5, 2014), New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (January 24 - April 23, 2014) (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    H. Leibowitz, Parnassus, Poetry in Review, Volume 17, no. 1 (January 1, 1992), cover (illustrated)
    A. Kirsh, S. Sterling, Carrie Mae Weems, National Museum of the Arts, Washington, D.C., 1993, pl. 26 (illustrated)
    D. Friis-Hansen, Carrie Mae Weems: the kitchen table series, Volume 96 of Perspectives, Contemporary Arts Museum, 1996
    K. Delmez, Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photograph and Video, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012, pl. 6.5 (illustrated)
    D. Willis, "Carrie Mae Weems: A Look Back on Three Decades", Time Magazine, LightBox Online, September 20, 2012, (illustrated)

253

The Kitchen Table Series: Untitled (Eating Lobster)

1990
gelatin silver print
27 1/4 x 27 1/4 in. (69.2 x 69.2 cm.)
Signed, numbered and dated "Carrie Mae Weems 1990 4/5" on the reverse. This work is number 4 from an edition of 5.

Estimate
$8,000 - 10,000 

sold for $27,500

Contact Specialist
Amanda Stoffel
Head of Day Sale
astoffel@phillips.com
+1 212 940 1261

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