Urinal
Artwork: Urinal
Size: 71.1 x 46.9 x 29.2 cm
Medium: Plaster, wire lath, wood, semi-gloss enamel paint
Creation year: 1985
Marks: Signed and dated 'Robert Gober 1985' (on the reverse)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Paula Cooper Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1998
Exhibition history: New York, Jus de Pomme Gallery, Artists Pick Artists, November 1984. ; Staten Island, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Blood Remembering, October 1990-January 1991. ; Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Palazzo delle Albere, American Art of the 80's, December 1991-March 1992, p. 51, no. 13 (illustrated in color). ; CECUT Centro Cultural Tijuana and San Diego Museum of Art, Farsites-Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art-inSite_05, August-November 2005, pp. 112 and 203 (illustrated in color). ; Miami, Bass Museum of Art and Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center, Where do we go from here?, December 2009-January 2011, pp. 44-45 and 47 (illustrated in color). ; London, Saatchi Gallery, Post Pop: East Meets West, November 2014-February 2015, p. 88 (illustrated in color).

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-05-10
Lot Number: 6
Low Estimate: $2000000 [-40%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-60%]
Hammer Price: $1200000
Sold For: $1445000