Description

    Robert Wilson (b. 1941)
    Blue Owl, 2006
    Video, 42" plasma screen, custom speakers, HD media player
    40-1/4 x 24 x 3-1/2 inches (102.1 x 61.0 x 8.9 cm)
    120 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz
    AP 2

    This work is a Robert Wilson video portrait, with music by Carl Maria von Weber, arranged by Peter Cerone.

    PROVENANCE:
    RW Work LTD, New York;
    Private collection, Texas, acquired from the above, November 29, 2011.

    EXHIBITED:
    Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, January 13-February 3, 2007;
    Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California, February 22-July 31, 2007;
    Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow, Russia, October 2-December 2, 2007;
    Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina (MADRE), Naples, Italy, October 11-December 8, 2007;
    University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, February 2-March 30, 2008;
    CSPS Gallery, Cedar Rapids, February 2-March 30, 2008;
    Palazzo Leti Sansi (Spoleto Festival), Spoleto, Italy, June 29-July 13, 2008;
    National Museum of Singapore, Singapore, October 29, 2008-January 4, 2009;
    SESC Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 12-February 1, 2009;
    The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, February 13-March 22, 2009;
    Museo de Pasión, Las Francesas, & San Benito, Valladolid, Spain, April 2-May 31 2009;
    Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy, June 15-October 4, 2009;
    Phoenix Hallen, Hamburg, Germany, October 16-January 10, 2010;
    Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany, January 29-March 27, 2010;
    ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 13-August 22, 2010;
    Santander Cultural, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 8-December 5, 2010;
    TIFF Cinematheque, Toronto Canada, June 8, 2012;
    Fondazione Carisbo, Bologna, Italy, February 2-22, 2013;
    Slovak National Gallery, "Bratislava Slovakia," December 13, 2013-March 23, 2014;
    Lichtsicht Biennale, "Bad Rothenfelde," September 18, 2015-February 7, 2016.




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    In excellent working condition. 55 lbs.

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