Dennis Oppenheim

1938-2011, American

"Study for Black Dog in Cage," 1992 (diptych)

Mixed media on paper
Signed and dated along the lower right edge: Dennis Oppenheim, titled and inscribed lower edge: "Plywood, Foam, Sheetrock - Plastic - Steel - Audio Track - Fiberglass - 12' / h0H"
Each: 38.25" H x 50" W; Overall: 76.5" H x 50" W

  • Provenance: Scott White Contemporary Art, Inc., San Diego, CA
    The Cooprider Family Collection
  • Notes: This lot is being sold at no reserve.

    Study for one of two large sculpture versions of "Black Dog in Cage," related to Galerie Asbaek.

    This lot is accompanied by a Disclosure to Buyer from the consigner which states, "Installation of unframed Oppenheim diptych 'Study for Black Dog in Cage' diptych was installed by small pieces of double sided tape directly to the wall. Removal from wall left evidence of adhesive at outer perimeter. Owner declined recommendation to simply trim the outer perimeter while protecting the integrity of the artist hand."
  • Condition: Two quarter-sized losses to the paper along the lower left edge and to the upper edge left of the lower panel. Two small holes in the paper in the lower left corner and along the upper edge left of the lower panel. A .5" tear to the lower edge center. Each panel has slight rippling to the paper. Remnants of double-sided tape remain along the perimeter edges of both panels verso.


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