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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artists
    Private Collection

  • Exhibited

    Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971 - 1986, May 9 - September 7, 1986, then traveled to Basel, Kunsthalle Basel (September 28 - November 9, 1986), Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts (November 21, 1986 - January 11, 1987), Madrid, Palacio de Velázquez, Parque del Retiro (February 4 - March 29, 1987), Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus (April 15 - June 14, 1987), London, Hayward Gallery (July 9 - September 26, 1987)
    London, Tate Modern, Gilbert & George: Major Exhibition, February 15 - May 7, 2007, then traveled to Munich, Haus der Kunst (June 9 - September 16, 2007), Turin, Castello di Rivoli (October 8, 2007 - January 6, 2008)

  • Literature

    Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971 - 1986, exh. cat., London: Thames & Hudson, 1986, p. 148 (illustrated)
    Gilbert & George: Major Exhibition, exh. cat., London: Tate Publishing, 2007, p. 90, pl. 92 (illustrated)
    R. Fuchs, ed., Gilbert & George, The Complete Pictures 1971-2005, Volume 1: 1971 - 1988, London: Tate Publishing, 2007, p. 385 (illustrated)

249

Coloured Skins

1981
gelatin silver prints, 12 parts
overall 71 1/2 x 79 1/2 in. (181.7 x 202 cm.)
each 23 7/8 x 19 7/8 in. (60.5 x 50.5 cm.)

Signed, titled and dated "COLOURED SKINS / Gilbert AND George 1981" lower right. Each print individually titled and numbered "COLOURED SKINS 1 (to 12)"on the reverse.

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $125,000

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