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  • Provenance

    Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Marianne Boesky Gallery, John Waters: Unwatchable, April 21 - May 20, 2006, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Charlottesville, The Fralin Museum of Art, Complicit! Contemporary American Art and Mass Culture, September 1 - October 29, 2006 (another example exhibited)
    St. Louis, Laumeier Sculpture Park, Artistically Incorrect: The Photographs and Sculptures of John Waters, October 11, 2008 - January 11, 2009 (another example exhibited)
    Berlin, Sprüth Magers, John Waters: Bad Directors Chair, February 7 - April 12, 2014 (another example exhibited)
    New York, The FLAG Art Foundation, Disturbing Innocence, October 25, 2014 – January 31, 2015 (another example exhibited)
    Baltimore Museum of Art, John Water: Indecent Exposure, October 7, 2018 - January 6, 2019, pl. 50, pp. 77, 93, 119, 160, 161 (another example exhibited and illustrated p. 93)

  • Literature

    R.C. Baker, “Laugh Till You Cry," The Village Voice, May 2, 2006
    David D’Arcy, “John Waters: Unwatchable,"Green Cine, May 17, 2006, online (another example illustrated)
    Andrew Cornell Robinson, “John Waters Unwatchable,” Gay City News, vol. 5, Issue 18, May 4 - 10, 2006 (another example illustrated)
    Harper Barnes, “John Waters still wants to shock, but affluence is good, too,” St. Louis Beacon, 2008 (another example illustrated)
    Andrew Stephens, "Serial offender: John Waters on This Filthy World tour,"The Sydney Morning Herald, February 6, 2014, online
    Ken Johnson, "Art in Review: 'Disturbing Innocence,'"The New York Times, December 24, 2014, online (another example illustrated)
    Paul Laster, Disturbing Innocence, curated by Eric Fischl, at the FLAG Art Foundation," Whitehot Magazine, January 2015, online (another example illustrated)
    Christine Macel, "John Waters: An Alphabet Book", Parkett, no. 96, 2015, pp. 108-109, 115, online (another example illustrated, p. 108)
    Carl Swanson, "Inside Filmmaker John Waters's Artistic Abode," Departures, August 28, 2018, online
    Mary Carole McCauley, "Baltimore Museum of Art opens its John Waters exhibit Sunday — and it's as weird as you'd expect,"The Baltimore Sun, October 5, 2018, online
    Ed Gunts, "Another side of John Waters," Washington Blade, October 11, 2018, online (another example illustrated)

63

Playdate

signed, titled and numbered “"Playdate" 1/5 John Waters” back of the Manson figure
two figures comprised of silicone, human and synthetic hair, cotton flannel and polar fleece
installation dimensions variable
Jackson 15 3/4 x 26 x 15 1/2 in. (40 x 66 x 39.4 cm.)
Manson 19 x 12 1/2 x 13 in. (48.3 x 31.8 x 33 cm.)

Executed in 2006, this work is number 1 from an edition of 5 plus 1 artist's proof.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

sold for $16,250

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Artsy x Phillips: Wrapped/Unwrapped

Online Auction 28 November - 12 December 2018