The Past Tense of Light
Artwork: The Past Tense of Light
Size: 274.3 x 213.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1986
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'Ross Bleckner 1986 "THE PAST TENSE OF LIGHT"' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich; Private Collection; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition history: Tampere, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Contemporary American Art, 1988, no. 12 (illustrated in colour); This exhibition later travelled to Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus; Dijon, Consortium, Une autre affaire, 1989-1990; Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, A Perspective on Contemporary Art: Painting - Singular Object, 1995-1996, no. 45 (illustrated in colour, p. 96). This exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art

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Date: 2016-02-12
Lot Number: 139
Low Estimate: $42730 [+39%]
High Estimate: $71220 [-16%]
Hammer Price: $59820
Sold For: $74780