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Auction: Paddles ON
was auctioned on: 3 July 2014
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Heather Phillipson

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Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000
ca. US$13,656 - US$17,071
Price realised:  £6,000
ca. US$10,242
Lot number 18, Views: 13

Heather Phillipson PRIVATE PARTS PICTURES PRESENTS 2014 HD video, metal swinging garden seat, spray painted car seats, painted card, acrylic bathtub, plastic clip, bath taps, spray painted table leg, paper potato sacks, bricks, speakers, speakers, watermelons, potatoes, mesh bags, electrical cord, bungee cords garden seat 204 x 175 x 103 cm (80 3/8 x 68 7/8 x 40 1/2 in.) seat in bathtub 115 x 82 x 70 cm (45 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 27 1/2 in.) other elements, dimensions variable This work is unique and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. The HD video is an edition of 5 plus 2 artist's proofs.
Provenance Courtesy of the artist Catalogue Essay “There are metaphors everywhere.” - HEATHER PHILLIPSON PRIVATE PARTS PICTURES PRESENTS is composed of a single-channel video, A Is to D What E Is to H, inserted into an improbable seating sculpture. The seats are inhabitable, unstable fill-ins for tones and objects that seep out from the video – including car parts, body parts, a bisected bathtub, food, spud sacks, ball sacks, cardboard, and swinging garden furniture. Like entering the video, the installation constructs a 'grammar' of bodies and images which are then severed and redeployed, suspended, hand painted, retouched, and screwed together. There are metaphors everywhere. Read More

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Phillips
Title: Paddles ON
Date of the auction: 3 Jul 2014
Address: Phillips
London