Hooded

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  • Provenance

    White Cube, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005

  • Exhibited

    Venice, 51st Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte, British Pavilion, Gilbert & George: Ginkgo Pictures, 12 June - 6 November 2005, no. 4, p. 63 (illustrated, pp. 28-29)
    London, Tate Modern; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Turin, Castello di Rivoli; San Francisco, de Young Museum; Milwaukee Art Museum; New York, Brooklyn Museum, Gilbert & George: Major Exhibition, 13 February 2007 - 11 January 2009, no. 185, p. 207 (illustrated, p. 174)

  • Literature

    Rudi Fuchs, Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures, 1971 - 2005, Vol. 2, London, 2007, pp. 704, 1162, 1187 (illustrated)
    Hans Ulrich Obrist and Inigo Philbrick, eds., Gilbert & George: Art Titles 1969 - 2010 in Alphabetical Order, Cologne, 2011, p. 39

  • Video

    Gilbert and George, 'Hooded', Lot 159

    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, 14 February

  • Catalogue Essay

    'It has to be aggressive in some way: we are provoking thought. We invented a new way of making pictures for ourselves that can speak very loudly and confrontationally. We are pressing buttons.' Gilbert & George

159

Hooded

signed 'Gilbert and George' on the lower right panel; each consecutively numbered '1-24' on a label affixed to the reverse
acrylic on c-print, in artist’s frame, in 24 parts
each 71.1 x 84.5 cm (27 7/8 x 33 1/4 in.)
overall 284 x 507 cm (111 3/4 x 199 5/8 in.)

Executed in 2005.

Estimate
£60,000 - 80,000 ♠ †

sold for £237,500

Contact Specialist

Tamila Kerimova
Specialist, Head of Day Sale, Director, 20th Century & Contemporary Art

44 20 7318 4065
tkerimova@phillips.com

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 14 February 2020