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  • Provenance

    White Cube, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004

  • Exhibited

    London, White Cube, The Golden Thread, January 23 - February 28, 2004 (another example exhibited)
    Grenoble, Magasin - Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Gavin Turk: Negotiation of Purpose, June 3 - September 2, 2007 (another example exhibited)
    Graz, Schloss Eggenberg, Last Year in Eggenberg (The Paradise Show), June 22 - September 17, 2006 (another example exhibited)
    New York, Sean Kelly Gallery, Gavin Turk: White Elephant, February 4 - March 5, 2005 (another example exhibited)
    Norwich, Norwich Castle, Art Out of Place, July 2 - September 25, 2005 (another example exhibited)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “A piece of rubbish on the street contains within it cultural stories – stories of use, of its production, of its being thrown away – the stories that this bin bag can tell are stories about who we are and how we live.” - Gavin Turk

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

142

Pile

2004
painted bronze
27 9/16 x 64 3/16 x 43 5/16 in. (70 x 163 x 110 cm)
Signed, titled, numbered and dated "Gavin Turk PILE 1/6 BAG 1(-6)/6 2004" on the underside of each bag.
This work is number 1 from an edition of 6.

Estimate
$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $131,000

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John McCord
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York Auction 10 May 2016