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  • Provenance

    The Modern Institute, Glascow

  • Catalogue Essay

    “Dismembered doors, cut up and folded in on themselves also bear mirrored surfaces in a crude visual pun, in part after William Blake (“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, 1973) albeit via Aldous Huxley’s Doors of Perception (1954), in turn via Jim Morrison’s The Doors –and more particularly, via a much replayed performance of the band’s Light My Fire on the Ed Sullivan Show, when the band performed on a studio set dressed with hanging household doors.“ (Rob Tufnell, “Psychedelic Soul,” Jim Lambie: Voidoid, Glascow, pp. 49-51)

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Green Door

2004
Gloss household paint on wood with metal hinges in two parts.
Overall dimensions 78 1/2 x 79 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (199.3 x 202 x 35 cm).
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $144,000

Contemporary Art Part I

16 Nov 2006, 7pm
New York