Martin Wong - Never Above 14th St. A Downtown NYC Art Show New York | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    P.P.O.W, New York (acquired directly from the Estate of the Artist)
    Galerie Buchholz, Germany
    Private Collection, Hong Kong
    Phillips, Hong Kong, June 8, 2021, lot 20
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, P.P.O.W, Everything Must Go, December 10, 2009 – January 30, 2010
    Cologne, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Martin Wong: Works 1980-1998, May 28 – August 22, 2010
    Berlin, Galerie Buchholz, Neptune Society: San Francisco Columbarium, 4th FL, Dome Room, South Wall, Tier 4, Niche 2, November 30, 2012 – January 19, 2013
    New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts; Columbus, Wexner Center for the Arts; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Martin Wong: Human Instamatic, November 4, 2015 – December 10, 2017

  • Literature

    Amy Scholder, ed., Sweet Oblivion: The Urban Landscape of Martin Wong, New York, 1998, p. 35
    Carlo McCormick and Adam Putnam, Martin Wong: Everything Must Go, New York, 2009, p. 10
    Antonio Sergio Bessa, ed., Martin Wong: Human Instamatic, exh. cat., London, 2015, p. 53
    Holland Cotter, "An Urban Visionary With a Hungry Eye," The New York Times, November 20, 2015, page 23, online

Son of Sam Sleeps

acrylic on canvas
35 7/8 x 48 in. (91.1 x 122 cm)
Painted in 1983.

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