Laurie Simmons and Peter Wheelwright - Unbound: Online Auction New York Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Exhibited

    New York, Deitch Projects, Kaleidoscope House, November 11 - December 2, 2000 (another example exhibited)
    Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, What Models Can Do, June 29 – October 12, 2014 (another example exhibited)
    London, The Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, Small Stories, December 13, 2014 - September 6, 2015 (another example exhibited)
    Washington D.C., National Building Museum, Cool and Collected: Recent Acquisitions, March 8 - May 2015 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Pilar Viladas, "Welcome to the Dollhouse", The New York Times Magazine, October 8, 2000, online (another example illustrated)
    Calvin Tomkins, "A Doll's House", The New Yorker, December 10, 2012, online (another example mentioned)
    Oliver Wainwright, "All mini cons: a peek inside the history of the doll's house", The Guardian, December 14, 2014, online (another example illustrated)
    Julia Wolkoff, "Peek inside the Intricate Worlds of Art History’s Most Spectacular Dollhouses", Artsy, October 9, 2018, online (another example illustrated)
    Kimberlie Birks, "Elegant, radical, fun: Children's toys that even adults will cherish", CNN, November 20, 2018, online (another example illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “My real interest was in simply updating the conventional dollhouse to get beyond the Victorian model or the fifties suburban model. It seemed odd to Laurie and me that no one had ever thought to do this.” Peter Wheelwright, 2014

This lot is sold with no reserve.


Lot offered with No Reserve

The Kaleidoscope House

abs plastic and acrylic
22 x 28 x 24 in. (55.9 x 71.1 x 61 cm)
Executed in 2001, this work is from an edition of unknown size.

$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $1,375

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Unbound: Online Auction

Bidding Closes 18 April 2019