05-21-2010 05-21-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2507 Boston
May 21, 2010 12:00PMCalender
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Hung Liu (Chinese/American, b. 1948) Wellspring

$3,555$3,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2507 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 21, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

Hung Liu (Chinese/American, b. 1948)

Wellspring, 1988/A Four Part Installation
Unsigned, identified on labels affixed to the backing, inscribed "Work made of
recycled material (or Reclamation Project)/Bingham, Utah/Copper Mining Pit/Robert Smithson '73" l.l. of right panel.
Oil on canvas and oil on wood cube, side panels 48 x 65 in. (121.9 x 165.1 cm), center panel 24 x 48 in. (91.0 x 121.9 cm), unframed; cube 22 1/8 x 22 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (56.2 x 56.2 x 56.2 cm).
Condition: Restored tear to u.l. quadrant of right panel with patch reinforcement, subtle canvas deformations, cube with abrasions.

Provenance: Through Nahan Contemporary Gallery, New York.



Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Hung Liu, Robert Smithson, Utah, Gallery, Through Nahan Contemporary Gallery, Tensors