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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Violette Editions, Leigh Bowery Looks, London, 2002, p. 171

  • Catalogue Essay


    Bowery was an artist, and his canvas was his body. Fergus Greer met Leigh Bowery during his performances at the Anthony D’Offay Gallery in 1988, Greer was looking for a muse, and he found one. Within a few months they began a collaboration that was to become a book, exhibition and project that was to last until Leigh’s death in 1994. The presentation is simple, never a prop or set to be seen. Bowery dominates the frames with his exuding sadism, humour, colour, masochism and sex.
    The entire project was exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London in 2002.

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Leigh Bowery. Session VII/ Look 38/ June

1994
Colour coupler print, printed 2002.
149.5 x 121.6 cm. (58 7/8 x 47 7/8 in).
Signed, titled and numbered 3/6 in ink on a label affixed to the reverse of the flush-mount.  

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 ≠ †

Sold for £5,250

Photographs

22 Nov 2008, 3pm
London