John Waters - New Now New York Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Marianne Boesky, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Annandale-on-Hudson, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery and American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004), June 23 - December 14, 2018 (another example exhibited)
    The Baltimore Museum of Art; Columbus, The Ohio State University, Wexner Center of the Arts, John Waters: Indecent Exposure, October 7, 2018 - April 28, 2019, no. 152 p. 219 (illustrated, p. 207)

  • Literature

    Sam McKinniss, "Garbage Man: Sam McKinniss on the Art of John Waters", ArtForum, October, 2018 (illustrated, p. 187)
    Julekha Dash, "John Waters Is Making Art That Sticks with People", Architectural Digest, October 3, 2018 (illustrated, online)
    Rob Pruitt, "Contemporary Art Hates John Waters", Interview Magazine, October 4, 2018 (online)
    Nadja Sayej, "John Waters Has Some Crude Advice for Aspiring Artists", Vice, October 8, 2018 (illustrated, online)
    Kurt McVey, "John Waters on Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian", PAPER Magazine, October 9, 2018 (illustrated, online)
    Alina Cohen, "John Waters Has Made Bad Taste into an Art Form", Artsy, October 11, 2018 (illustrated, online)
    Bret McCabe, "'John Waters: Indecent Exposure' highlights the auteur's intellectual savvy", Baltimore Fishbowl, October 11, 2018 (online)
    Ana Finel Honigman, "'I Think All I Do Is Political but I'd Never Say That!': John Waters on Tabloids, Celebrity, and His Baltimore Museum of Art Retrospective", ArtNews, December 27, 2018 (illustrated, online)


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signed and numbered "1/2 John Waters" on the reverse
latex paint and epoxy on steel, plywood and Masonite
diameter 60 in. (152.4 cm.)
depth 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.)

Executed in 2004, this work is number 1 from an edition of 2.

$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $27,500

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New York Auction 24 September 2019