Shi Jinsong - Contemporary Art Day Sale London Friday, October 17, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, New York

  • Catalogue Essay

    Shi Jinsong: Shi Jinsong's inspired resort to counter-ergonomics thus echoes the agony all have suffered, pining away on the hard, unyielding, chafing chair and waiting for the redemptive miracle that in many cases will never come, yet this piece is nevertheless replete with hope. (


Re-education through Inquisition (from China Chair Project)

Stainless steel and synthetic fur.
Chair: 62 x 62.5 x 127 cm. (24 3/8 x 24 5/8 x 50 in). Box: 89 x 76 x 161 cm. (35 x 29 7/8 x 63 3/8 in).
Plaque with 'Shi Jingsong Its dangerous This product harm your health' [in English and Chinese] on the exterior of the box. This work is from an edition of twenty plus four artists proofs.

£25,000 - 35,000 

Contemporary Art Day Sale

18 Oct 2008 2pm