Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 158

 
158
Rachel Whiteread
Demolished (Portfolio), 1996.
Portfolio with 12 Silkscreens
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,520
Sold:
€ 9,000 / $ 10.710

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Demolished (Portfolio). 1996.
Portfolio with 12 Silkscreens.
Each signed and inscribed "A", "B" or "C". From an edition of 35 copies. Each on board. Each: 48.8 x 74.3 cm (19.2 x 29.2 in), each the full sheet.
Complete portfolio with the four-part series "A: Clapton Park Estate, Mandeville Street, London E5 - Ambergate Court / Norbury Court" (1993), "B: Clapton Park Estate, Mandeville Street, London E5 - Bakewell Court / Repton Court" (1995) and "C: Trowbridge Estate, London E9 - Hannington Point / Hilmarton Point / Deverill Point" (1995). Printed by Coriander Press, London, and released by Charles Booth-Clibborn, London, at The Paragon Press, London. Lacking imprint.
• Other copies of this work are at, among others, the London Tate Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis
• In 1993 Whiteread was the first female recipient of the renowned Turner Prize
• In 2006 she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), and in 2019 Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)
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PROVENANCE: Corporate collection Rhineland.

EXHIBITION: (different copy)
Rachel Whiteread. Shedding Life, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, September 13, 1996 - January 5, 1997; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, February 11 - April 22, 1997, pp. 88f., cat. no. 20 (with 6 illus.).

"It was strange: some people were celebrating and others were crying because these were their homes. You can look at it in two ways, as an optimistic view of London or as a pessimistic view of London. I was trying to capture that in these prints."
Rachel Whiteread, quote from: www.paragonpress.co.uk/works/demolished

158
Rachel Whiteread
Demolished (Portfolio), 1996.
Portfolio with 12 Silkscreens
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,520
Sold:
€ 9,000 / $ 10.710

(incl. 25% surcharge)