Couverture; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture'
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Artist: Chen Zhen
Artwork: Couverture; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture'
Size: (i) 90 x 40 x 210; (ii) 60 x 75.2; (iii) 109.8 x 80; (iv) 60 x 75.2 cm
Medium: (i) Bamboo bed, walnuts, and metal; (ii) India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame; (iii) India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame; India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame
Creation year: 1998
Marks: (ii) Signed and dated 'Chen Zhen 10/98' (lower left); (iii) Signed, titled in English and Chinese and dated '"Couverture" "Chen Zhen" 10/98' (center right); (iv) Signed and dated 'Chen Zhen 10/98' (center right)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1998
Exhibition history: (i) Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Perigeux, ADDC-Espace culturel Francois Mitterrand, Chen Zhen: entre therapie et meditation, November 1998-April 1999, pp. 11 and 20 (illustrated); Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Chen Zhen: Elogio della Magia Nera, April-June, 2000, pp. 92-93, no. 52 (illustrated); Athens, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Chen Zhen: Metaphors of the Body, March-May, 2002, p. 47 (illustrated); New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Chen Zhen: A Tribute, February-May, 2003, p. 88 (illustrated); (ii) Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Perigeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, Chen Zhen: entre therapie et meditation, November 1998-April 1999, p. 16; (iii) Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, Chen Zhen: entre therapie et meditation, November 1998-April 1999, p. 19; (iv) Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel Francois Mitterrand, Chen Zhen: entre therapie et meditation, November 1998-April 1999, p. 16.

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 486