Sarah Lucas - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session New York Tuesday, May 16, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Sadie Coles HQ, London
    Private Collection, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Sadie Coles HQ, Sarah Lucas: Bunny Gets Snookered, May 12–June 20, 1997
    Kunsthalle Zürich; Kunstverein in Hamburg; Tate Liverpool, Sarah Lucas, April 2, 2005–January 15, 2006
    New York, New Museum of Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel, September 26, 2018–September 1, 2019, pp. 113, 231, 113 (illustrated, p. 113)

  • Literature

    Matthew Collings, Sarah Lucas, London, 2002, pp. 90–91 (illustrated)
    Yilmaz Dziewior and Beatrix Ruf, eds., Sarah Lucas, exh. cat. and catalogue raisonné, Ostfildern, 2005, pp. 15, 23, 87, 142 (illustrated, p. 142; Kunstverein in Hamburg, 2005 installation view illustrated, p. 15; Kunsthalle Zürich, 2005 installation view illustrated, p. 23; Sadie Coles HQ, London, 1997 installation view illustrated, p. 87)
    Skye Sherwin, "Sarah Lucas, British Pavillion," W Magazine, May 5, 2015, online (illustrated)
    Roberta Smith, "An Essential 'Rude Woman,'" The New York Times, September 16, 2018, p. 76 (illustrated)
    Tia Glista, "Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel," Office, September 26, 2018, online (illustrated)
    Anni Irish, "5 Times Sarah Lucas Redefined Gender Through Art," Vice, September 27, 2018, online (illustrated)
    Eileen Kinsella, "'Deeper Meanings Tent to Slip in': Sarah Lucas, Edgy Feminist Id of the YBA Generation, on Her Fearless New Museum Survey," Artnet News, September 28, 2018, online (illustrated)
    Ariella Budick, "Sarah Lucas at the New Museum—when is a penis just a penis?" Financial Times, October 9, 2018, online (Sadie Coles HQ, London, 1997 installation view illustrated)
    Kaitlin Phillips, "Sarah Lucas," Artforum, vol. 57, no. 4, December 2018, p. 203 (New Museum, New York, 2018 installation view illustrated)


Bunny Gets Snookered #8

blue tights, navy stockings, wood and vinyl chair, clamp, kapok and wire
39 x 34 x 31 1/8 in. (99.1 x 86.4 x 79.1 cm)
Executed in 1997.

$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $736,600

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session

New York Auction 16 May 2023