Barbara Kruger - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | Phillips
  • Catalogue Essay

    For the occasion of the 2002 Schirn exhibition, Shopping: A Century of Art and Consumer Culture, Barbara Kruger covered the entire façade of the Galeria Kaufhof on the Zeil in Frankfut with a 2,200 square-metre work, comprising two enormous eyes overlooking the pedestrian shoppers, with the inscription above reading: DU WILLST ES. DU KAUFST ES. DU VERGISST ES. (YOU WANT IT, YOU BUY IT, YOU FORGET IT).


Du Willst Es. Du Kaufst Es. Du Vergisst Es. (You Want It. You Buy It. You Forget It.)

Archival pigment print in colours, on smooth light-weight card paper, with full margins,
I. 40.5 x 53 cm (15 7/8 x 20 7/8 in.)
S. 43.1 x 55.8 cm (16 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

stamp signed in pink and numbered 6/8 in pencil on the reverse (there was also 1 artist's proof), published by Kunsthaus-Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria, unframed.

£3,000 - 5,000 ‡♠

Sold for £3,750

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 21 January 2016 2pm & 6pm