Sturtevant
American, 1924-2014
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High auction record
$5m, Christie's, 2015
Emerging
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Jousse Entreprise at artmonte-carlo 2018,
Jousse Entreprise
2017
Galerie Hans Mayer at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2017,
Galerie Hans Mayer
Screen Memory,
Simon Lee Gallery

Going only by her last name, Elaine Sturtevant was a master of appropriation who re-created works by iconic 20th-century artists in order to explore authenticity, artistic celebrity, and the creative process. Calling her approach “repetition,” she began making deliberately inexact copies of the work of her …

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