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Robert Gober

Untitled, 2011

Potato print in red and black, on Borden and Riley Bond paper, with full margins, in the frame specified by the artist
12 × 8 1/2 in
30.5 × 21.6 cm
Edition of 15
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
Exhibition history
P
Phillips

Image: 9 1/4 x 5 in. (23.5 x 12.7 cm)
Sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)

Image: 9 1/4 x 5 in. (23.5 x 12.7 cm)
Sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)

Signature
Signed, dated, numbered 1/3 and annotated 'publishers proof' in pencil on the reverse (the edition was 15)
Publisher
The Grenfell Press, New York
Robert Gober
American, b. 1954
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Sculptor and installation artist Robert Gober is a master of making the familiar seem strange. His works have psychological weight and are rife with possible meanings and references, exploring themes of family, religion, sexuality, alienation, and memory. Since the 1980s, Gober has been meticulously handcrafting common household items, human body parts, and objects of devotion. Among the objects he makes are beds, sinks, bags of cat litter, torsos and legs, candles, crucifixes, and church pews. Through selective exaggerations (such as intensifying the color on a bag of cat litter), meaningful alterations (like leaving out the faucets on a sink), and narrative juxtapositions (like lining the inside of a girl’s shoe with a sparse layer of hair), Gober mixes the real with the surreal in ways that fascinate, disturb, and disorient the viewer.

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About the work
Exhibition history
P
Phillips

Image: 9 1/4 x 5 in. (23.5 x 12.7 cm)
Sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)

Image: 9 1/4 x 5 in. (23.5 x 12.7 cm)
Sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)

Signature
Signed, dated, numbered 1/3 and annotated 'publishers proof' in pencil on the reverse (the edition was 15)
Publisher
The Grenfell Press, New York
Robert Gober
American, b. 1954
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Sculptor and installation artist Robert Gober is a master of making the familiar seem strange. His works have psychological weight and are rife with possible meanings and references, exploring themes of family, religion, sexuality, alienation, and memory. Since the 1980s, Gober has been meticulously handcrafting common household items, human body parts, and objects of devotion. Among the objects he makes are beds, sinks, bags of cat litter, torsos and legs, candles, crucifixes, and church pews. Through selective exaggerations (such as intensifying the color on a bag of cat litter), meaningful alterations (like leaving out the faucets on a sink), and narrative juxtapositions (like lining the inside of a girl’s shoe with a sparse layer of hair), Gober mixes the real with the surreal in ways that fascinate, disturb, and disorient the viewer.

Robert Gober

Untitled, 2011

Potato print in red and black, on Borden and Riley Bond paper, with full margins, in the frame specified by the artist
12 × 8 1/2 in
30.5 × 21.6 cm
Edition of 15
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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