Louise Lawler

American, b. 1947

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In a continuation of the institutional critique espoused by Conceptual artists such as Marcel Broodthaers, Daniel Buren, Hans Haacke, and Michael Asher, photographer Louise Lawler questions the very purpose and nature of art. Often presenting …

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$542.5k, Christie's, 2012
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Metadata, 2003
Sold on Jul 6, 2021
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digital Fujiflex print
45.7 x 49.5 cm
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Jul 6, 2021
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Metadata, 2003
digital Fujiflex print
Jul 6, 2021
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45.7 x 49.5 cm
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Jul 6, 2021
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Untitled (Three Warhols), 1990
Sold on Jun 29, 2021
€2,500
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Cibachrome print
24.0 x 19.0 cm
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€2,500
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Jun 29, 2021
Christie's
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LOUISE LAWLER (NÉE EN 1947) tirage Cibachrome signé, daté et numéroté '66/100' au crayon et cachet du photographe (verso) image/feuille : 19 x 24 cm. (7 ½ x 9 ½ in.) Ce tirage est le numéro soixante-six d'une édition de cent exemplaires.
Untitled (Three Warhols), 1990
Cibachrome print
Jun 29, 2021
Christie's
€2,500
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24.0 x 19.0 cm
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Jun 29, 2021
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€2,500
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LOUISE LAWLER (NÉE EN 1947) tirage Cibachrome signé, daté et numéroté '66/100' au crayon et cachet du photographe (verso) image/feuille : 19 x 24 cm. (7 ½ x 9 ½ in.) Ce tirage est le numéro soixante-six d'une édition de cent exemplaires.
Fragment/Frame/Text; "Served the Needs of Northern European Grand Tourists", 1984
Sold on Jun 20, 2021
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cibachrome print
49.5 x 33.0 cm
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Jun 20, 2021
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Fragment/Frame/Text; "Served the Needs of Northern European Grand Tourists", 1984
cibachrome print
Jun 20, 2021
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49.5 x 33.0 cm
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Mao and Ornament, 1990-1991, 1991
Sold on May 27, 2021
€2,375
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Cibachrome print
20.32 x 15.24 cm
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€2,375
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
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Louise Lawler (née en 1947) tirage Cibachrome signé, daté '1991', numéroté '2/10' et dédicacé au crayon avec cachet de copyright de la photographe (verso) image : 15,3 x 20,4 cm. feuille : 20,5 x 25,5 cm. Ce tirage est le numéro deux d'une édition de dix exemplaires. Cibachrome print signed, dated '1991', numbered '2/10' and dedicated in pencil with stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso) image: 6 x 8 in. sheet: 8 x 10 in. This work is number 2 from an edition of 10. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Mao and Ornament, 1990-1991, 1991
Cibachrome print
May 27, 2021
Christie's
€2,375
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20.32 x 15.24 cm
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May 27, 2021
Christie's
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€2,375
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Louise Lawler (née en 1947) tirage Cibachrome signé, daté '1991', numéroté '2/10' et dédicacé au crayon avec cachet de copyright de la photographe (verso) image : 15,3 x 20,4 cm. feuille : 20,5 x 25,5 cm. Ce tirage est le numéro deux d'une édition de dix exemplaires. Cibachrome print signed, dated '1991', numbered '2/10' and dedicated in pencil with stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso) image: 6 x 8 in. sheet: 8 x 10 in. This work is number 2 from an edition of 10. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
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Sold on May 14, 2021
$40,000
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Cibachrome print flush-mounted on aluminum museum box
509.27 cm
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$40,000
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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LOUISE LAWLER (B. 1947) signed, numbered and dated 'Louise A. Lawler 2001/2003 2/5' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse) Cibachrome print flush-mounted on aluminum museum box 29 ¼ x 27 in. (74.3 x 68.6 cm.) Executed in 2001-2003. This work is number two from an edition of five.
Baudelaire
Cibachrome print flush-mounted on aluminum museum box
May 14, 2021
Christie's
$40,000
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509.27 cm
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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$40,000
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LOUISE LAWLER (B. 1947) signed, numbered and dated 'Louise A. Lawler 2001/2003 2/5' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse) Cibachrome print flush-mounted on aluminum museum box 29 ¼ x 27 in. (74.3 x 68.6 cm.) Executed in 2001-2003. This work is number two from an edition of five.
Collage Cartoon, 1990
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
£105,840
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Cibachrome print, triptych
45.5 x 60.5 cm
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£105,840
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Apr 16, 2021
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Collage Cartoon, 1990
Cibachrome print, triptych
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
£105,840
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45.5 x 60.5 cm
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£105,840
Drop Bush not Bombs, 2001
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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cibachrome print mounted on aluminium
182.5 x 121.5 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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LOUISE LAWLER (B. 1947) signed, numbered and dated 'Louise Lawler 2001/2003 3/5' (on the reverse) cibachrome print mounted on aluminium 47 7/8 x 71 7/8in. (121.5 x 182.5cm.) Photographed in 2001 and printed in 2003, this work is number three from an edition of five
Drop Bush not Bombs, 2001
cibachrome print mounted on aluminium
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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182.5 x 121.5 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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LOUISE LAWLER (B. 1947) signed, numbered and dated 'Louise Lawler 2001/2003 3/5' (on the reverse) cibachrome print mounted on aluminium 47 7/8 x 71 7/8in. (121.5 x 182.5cm.) Photographed in 2001 and printed in 2003, this work is number three from an edition of five
The Princess, Now the Queen, 10 x 8, 2005
Sold on Mar 9, 2021
$22,500
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Cibachrome print laminated on aluminum museum box
20.3 x 25.4 x 4.1 cm
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$22,500
Auction Sale
Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
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Louise Lawler (b. 1947) signed, numbered and dated 'Louise Lawler 6/10 2005' (on the reverse) Cibachrome print laminated on aluminum museum box 10 x 8 x 1 5/8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 x 4.1 cm.) Executed in 2005. This work is number six from an edition of ten plus two artist's proofs.
The Princess, Now the Queen, 10 x 8, 2005
Cibachrome print laminated on aluminum museum box
Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
$22,500
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20.3 x 25.4 x 4.1 cm
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Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
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$22,500
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Louise Lawler (b. 1947) signed, numbered and dated 'Louise Lawler 6/10 2005' (on the reverse) Cibachrome print laminated on aluminum museum box 10 x 8 x 1 5/8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 x 4.1 cm.) Executed in 2005. This work is number six from an edition of ten plus two artist's proofs.
Musée Nantes, 1987
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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cibachrome print
99.1 x 67.3 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
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cibachrome print Sheet: 26½ by 39 in. (67.3 by 99.1 cm.) Framed: 36 by 47¾ in. (91.4 by 121.3 cm.) Executed in 1987, this work is number 4 from an edition of 5.
Musée Nantes, 1987
cibachrome print
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
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99.1 x 67.3 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
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cibachrome print Sheet: 26½ by 39 in. (67.3 by 99.1 cm.) Framed: 36 by 47¾ in. (91.4 by 121.3 cm.) Executed in 1987, this work is number 4 from an edition of 5.
This Way I Can't Flight, 2002
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
€1,008
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gelatin silver print
22.5 x 19.0 cm
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€1,008
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Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
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signed, numbered 55/100 and dated 2002 on the reverse gelatin silver print, published by Printed Matter, New York (firmato, numerato 55/100 e 2002 datato sul retro stampa in gelatina d'argento, pubblicato da Printed Matter, New York) cm 19x22,5; inches 7.48 by 8.86 Framed: cm 42x46x4; inches 16.54 by 18.11 by 1.57
This Way I Can't Flight, 2002
gelatin silver print
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
€1,008
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22.5 x 19.0 cm
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Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
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€1,008
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signed, numbered 55/100 and dated 2002 on the reverse gelatin silver print, published by Printed Matter, New York (firmato, numerato 55/100 e 2002 datato sul retro stampa in gelatina d'argento, pubblicato da Printed Matter, New York) cm 19x22,5; inches 7.48 by 8.86 Framed: cm 42x46x4; inches 16.54 by 18.11 by 1.57