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    Audrey Flack (b. 1931)
    Islandia, Goddess of the Healing Waters, 1988
    Gilded bronze with patina
    66-1/2 x 26 x 38 inches (168.9 x 66.0 x 96.5 cm)
    Ed. 2/6


    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York;
    Collection of Russ Solomon, Tower Records, Sacramento, California, acquired from the above, 1994.

    EXHIBITED:
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, "Audrey Flack: A Pantheon of Female Deities," April 27-July 12, 1991;
    The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, "Islandia, Goddess of the Healing Waters," June 7-September 15, 1991;
    Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut, "Six Takes on Photo-Realism," November 15-January 25, 1991-92;
    Wight Art Gallery, University of California Los Angeles, and elsewhere, "Breaking the Rules: Audrey Flack, A Retrospective 1950-1990," March 24, 1992-May 17, 1992;
    California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, California, "Narcissism: Artists Reflect Themselves," February 4-May 26, 1996.

    LITERATURE:
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, A Pantheon of Female Deities, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1991, n.p., illustrated;
    "Expo" Hamptons Magazine, June 7, 1991, p. 32, illustrated;
    Southampton Press, "When It's Bronze, not Flesh, an Areola is OK on Job's Lane," New York, April 25, 1991, p. 1, illustrated;
    Dan's Papers, "Nipples: A Law Breaking Statue to be Unveiled in Southampton Saturday," Bridgehampton, June, 7, 1991, p. 9, illustrated;
    Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Six Takes on Photo-Realism, exhibition catalogue, Stamford, 1991, p. 12, illustrated;
    T. Gouma-Peterson, Breaking the Rules: Audrey Flack, A Retrospective 1950-1990, New York, 1992, p. 1, illustrated;
    California Center for the Arts Museum, Narcissism: Artists Reflect Themselves, exhibition catalogue, Escondido, 1996, p. 37, illustrated.

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    Condition Report*: Overall presenting well and in good condition, with minor losses to patination.
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    May, 2020
    28th Thursday
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