Felix Gonzalez-Torres - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session New York Thursday, June 24, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    White Columns, New York
    Collection of Joseph Kosuth and Cornelia Lauf (acquired from the above in 1990)
    Christie's, New York, November 16, 2017, lot 830
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Geneva, Sous-Sol, Ecole supérieure d'arts visuels, Hyperbate, November 14–December 14, 1990 (another example exhibited)
    Hannover, Sprengel Museum, Konstruktion Zitat: Kollektive Bilder in der Fotografie, August 29-October 31, 1993 (another example exhibited)
    Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Untitled (Reading Room), July 8–August 19, 1995 (another example exhibited)
    London, Serpentine Gallery, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, June 1–July 16, 2000, p. 83 (another example exhibited)
    New York, White Columns, The Bulletin Board Felix Gonzalez-Torres, February 20–March 24, 2007 (another example exhibited)
    Basel, Art Basel Unlimited, David Zwirner, A complete set of individual puzzles, 1987–1992, June 11–15, 2019

  • Literature

    Jan Avgikos, Susan Cahan, and Tim Rollins, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Los Angeles, 1993, p. 43 (another example illustrated)
    Dietmar Elger, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Catalogue Raisonné, Ostfilderd-Ruit, 1997, no. 88, p. 53 (another example illustrated)

Property from a Private Collection, New York


"Untitled" (For White Columns)

signed "Felix Gonzalez-Torres" on a label affixed to the reverse
chromogenic print jigsaw puzzle in plastic bag
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm)
Executed in 1990, this work is number 1 from an edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs.

$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $138,600

Contact Specialist

Rebekah Bowling
Head of Day Sale, Afternoon Session
New York

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session

New York Auction 24 June 2021