Folding the Chair Flag by Gareth Moore
Estimate * â‚¬2,000 – â‚¬3,000 ($2,722 – $4,082)
Sale 2836, two in one. contemporary art from witte de with & de appel
20 May 2009, Amsterdam
Gareth Moore (CANADIAN, B. 1975) Chairflag
broken chair, wood, caning, glue
113 x 33 x 3 cm.
Executed in 2009.
Artist’s Resale Right (“droit de Suite”). If the Artist’s Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer also agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist’s collection agent.
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Gareth Moore lives and works in Vancouver. His projects often involve communities outside the domain of contemporary art. He has been described as an archeologist of the present and he invites the public to discover his work unexpectedly, often through some element of unconventional choreography. He has had recent solo exhibitions at CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2008); Witte de With, Rotterdam (2008); Belkin Satellite, Vancouver (2007); Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (2006); and Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (2005). Group exhibitions include The Museum, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2008); The Theater of Life, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento (2007); Door Slamming Festival, Berlin (2007); and KÃ¶lnShow 2, Gallery Daniel Buchholz, Cologne (2007). Upcoming exhibitions include Nomads, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2009) and Gareth Moore, Luettgenmeijer, Berlin (2009).