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  • Provenance

    Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Barcelona, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Mike Kelley: 1985-1996, January 24 - March 31, 1997, then traveled to Rooseum, Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (April 25 - June 15, 1997), Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (July 5 - August 31, 1997) (another example exhibited)
    Mexico City, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Colección López Rocha, May 19 - July 18, 1999
    Guadalajara, Museo de las Artes de la Universidad de Guadalajara, Alma Colectiva: Colección López Rocha, September 22 - November 15, 1999

  • Literature

    J. Lebrero Stals, Mike Kelley: 1985-1996, Barcelona : Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997, p. 38 (illustrated)
    J. C. Welchman, Mike Kelley, Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2004, p. 94

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT MEXICAN COLLECTION

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Poetry of Form: Part of an Ongoing Attempt to Develop an Auteur Theory of Naming

1985-96
34 gelatin silver prints, in painted wood and Plexiglas frames
each 16 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (42.5 x 32.4 cm.)
Each work signed, numbered and dated "M. Kelley, 1996, 1/5" on the reverse. This work is number 1 from an edition of 5 plus 2 artist's proofs.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $60,000

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Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York 17 May 2013 10am