Oxymoron

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  • Provenance

    André Emmerich Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1988)
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Dorothea Rockburne, New Paintings: Pascal and Other Concerns, March 5 - April 2, 1988
    Southhampton, Parrish Art Museum; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Dorothea Rockburne: In My Mind's Eye, June 19, 2011 - January 29, 2012, no. 20, p. 158 (illustrated, p. 84)

  • Literature

    Richard B. Woodward, "Too Restless for the Rules", The Wall Street Journal, August 2, 2011, online
    "Dorothea Rockburne with David Levi Strauss and Christopher Bamford", The Brooklyn Rail, July - August 2011, online
    John Pohl, "Math Morphs Seamlessly Into Art", Montreal Gazette, December 24, 2011, p. F1 (illustrated)

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Property from an Important Private Collection, Florida

Oxymoron

signed, titled and dated "OXYMORON Rockburne 87/88" on the stretcher
oil on gessoed linen
51 7/8 x 49 3/8 x 7 in. (131.8 x 125.4 x 17.8 cm.)
Executed in 1987-1988.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

sold for $93,750

Contact Specialist
John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
New York
+1 212 940 1261

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session

New York Auction 13 November 2019