The Split-Up Conflicted Sink
Artwork: The Split-Up Conflicted Sink
Size: 205.7 x 207 x 63.5 cm
Medium: Plaster, wood, steel, wire lath, and semi-gloss enamel paint
Creation year: 1985
Marks: Signed, titled, and dated 1985 on the reverse
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Paula Cooper Gallery, New York ; Gregory Clark, New York (acquired from the previous in 1986); Private Collection (acquired in 1991); Sotheby's New York, November 13, 1991, Lot 79 (consigned by the previous); Private Collection (acquired from the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1999
Exhibition history: New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Changing Sculpture Exhibition, November 1985 - January 1986; New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Changing Group Exhibition, June 1986; Tokyo, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Strange Abstraction: Robert Gober, Cady Noland, Philip Taaffe, Christopher Wool, June - August 1991, p. 22, no. 2, illustrated in color; Malmo, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art; and Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Oskuldens Arhundrade - Den Vita Monokromens Historia/Century of Innocence - The History of the White Monochrome, September 2000 - March 2001, pp. 52-53, illustrated; Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Realitetsfantasier - postmodernistisk kunst fra Astrup Fearnley Samlingen/Post-modern Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, May - September 2002; Ishoj, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Pletskud: Værker fra Astrup Fearnley Samlingen/Bull's Eye: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, June - August 2003; Reykjavik, National Gallery of Iceland, Close Up - Contemporary American Art in the Astrup Fearnley Collection, May 2004; Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, New York, New York. Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography and Video, July - September 2006, p. 467, no. 484, illustrated in color São Paulo, Bienal São Paulo, American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, September - December 2011

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 20
Low Estimate: $4500000 [-8%]
High Estimate: $6500000 [-36%]
Hammer Price: $4100000
Sold For: $4933900