Ken Lum

Canadian, b. 1956

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Well known for his series of works that mimic strip-mall signage, bearing generic business names such as Beijing Wok or Ebony Eyes Beauty Salon, Ken Lum explores how identities are subsumed into larger political or cultural structures, in a …

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"Language Paintings", 1987
Sold on Apr 20, 2021
SEK30,000
US$3,574
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Painting
enamel on plywood
242.5 x 183.0 cm
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SEK30,000
Auction Sale
Apr 20, 2021
Bukowskis
"Language Paintings", 1987
enamel on plywood
Apr 20, 2021
Bukowskis
SEK30,000
US$3,574
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Painting
242.5 x 183.0 cm
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Apr 20, 2021
Bukowskis
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SEK30,000
MONDO NUDO, 2000
Sold on Jun 23, 2020
CHF6,250
US$6,600
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Painting
Aluminium, lacquer, enamel, plastic letter
244.0 x 91.5 cm
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CHF6,250
Auction Sale
Jun 23, 2020
Sotheby's
MONDO NUDO, 2000
Aluminium, lacquer, enamel, plastic letter
Jun 23, 2020
Sotheby's
CHF6,250
US$6,600
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4% est
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Painting
244.0 x 91.5 cm
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Jun 23, 2020
Sotheby's
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CHF6,250
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MCGILL AND SON PAPER AND PRINTING
Sold on Mar 5, 2018
US$11,875
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19% est
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Painting
enamel, glue, plastic letters and Plexiglas, in artist's frame
121.9 by 304.8 cm
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US$11,875
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
No artwork image
MCGILL AND SON PAPER AND PRINTING
enamel, glue, plastic letters and Plexiglas, in artist's frame
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
US$11,875
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Painting
121.9 by 304.8 cm
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Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
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US$11,875
Spadina, 2007
Sold on Sep 19, 2016
€3,800
US$4,248
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Print
giclee on canvas
151.0 x 136.0 cm
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€3,800
Auction Sale
Sep 19, 2016
Ressler Kunst Auktionen
Spadina, 2007
giclee on canvas
Sep 19, 2016
Ressler Kunst Auktionen
€3,800
US$4,248
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151.0 x 136.0 cm
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Sep 19, 2016
Ressler Kunst Auktionen
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€3,800
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry, 2013
Sold on Apr 13, 2015
C$780
US$619
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Photography
inkjet print
15.01 x 22.5 in
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C$780
Auction Sale
Apr 13, 2015
Waddingtons
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry, 2013
inkjet print
Apr 13, 2015
Waddingtons
C$780
US$619
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Photography
15.01 x 22.5 in
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Apr 13, 2015
Waddingtons
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C$780
Round Table Pizza, 2007
Sold on Dec 10, 2014
£1,125
US$1,768
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£1,125
Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2014
Phillips
Round Table Pizza, 2007
Dec 10, 2014
Phillips
£1,125
US$1,768
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Dec 10, 2014
Phillips
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£1,125
There is no place like home, 2000-04
Sold on Apr 8, 2014
£2,750
US$4,605
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photographs
73.71 x 105.21 in
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£2,750
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Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
There is no place like home, 2000-04
photographs
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
£2,750
US$4,605
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73.71 x 105.21 in
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Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
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£2,750
Jim and Susan's Motel, 2000, 2000
Sold on Apr 8, 2014
£6,250
US$10,468
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sculpture
182.8 x 165.1 in
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£6,250
Auction Sale
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
Jim and Susan's Motel, 2000, 2000
sculpture
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
£6,250
US$10,468
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182.8 x 165.1 in
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Auction Sale
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
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£6,250
Jim and Susan's Motel, 2000
Sold on Apr 8, 2014
£6,250
US$10,468
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£6,250
Auction Sale
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
Jim and Susan's Motel, 2000
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
£6,250
US$10,468
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317% est
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Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
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£6,250
There is no place like home, 2000-04
Sold on Apr 8, 2014
£2,750
US$4,606
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83% est
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£2,750
Auction Sale
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
There is no place like home, 2000-04
Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
£2,750
US$4,606
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83% est
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Apr 8, 2014
Phillips
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£2,750