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Nice 'n Easy by JOHN CURRIN
JOHN CURRIN

(AMERICAN, 1962)

Nice 'n Easy

1999


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LOT #25 A

NOVEMBER 15, 2016

Christie's, New York

Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale (Sale 12156)


Nice 'n Easy Regular price: $179.99 $ 12,007,500 USD Premium12,007,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

44.02 in. (111.80 cm.) (height) by 34.02 in. (86.40 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'John Currin 1999' (on the overlap)

Exhibited:

Los Angeles, Regen Projects, John Currin: New Paintings, January-February 1999. Cambridge, Harvard University, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Painters: John Currin and Elizabeth Peyton, April 1999. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie International 1999/2000, November 1999-March 2000, p. 164.

Literature:

N. Sanders, "Reviews: John Currin at Regen Projects," Art Issues, no. 58, Summer 1999, p. 50. K. Vander Weg and Rose Dergan, eds., John Currin, New York, 2006, pp. 220-221 and 234-235 (illustrated in color). T. Godfrey, Painting Today, London, 2009, p. 406, no. 450 (illustrated in color).

Provenance:

Regen Projects, Los Angeles Private collection, Los Angeles, 1999 Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 11 November 2008, lot 4 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


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