Various Artists including David Hammons
Eye Magazine #14: Cobalt Myth Mechanics (four examples)1986 / 1987
mixed media bound book
11 h x 9 w x ¾ d in (28 x 23 x 2 cm)
Each example includes a unique variation of artist David Hammons most well-known work, The Man Who Was Never Shot. The subject of the work is Michael Stewart, a New York graffiti artist who died as a result of injuries sustained while in police custody following an arrest by the New York City Transit Police.
Signed dated and numbered to introduction page of each example ' Paul H-O 87'. Lot includes numbers 131, 132, 135 and 138 from the edition of 200 published by Eye Publications, New York. Each example is comprised of 17 works by various artists including Robert Atkins, Perry Bard, Jo Babcock, Roger Boyce, Lee Roy Champagne, Vincent Desiderio, Nancy Evans, Tom Finkelpearl, Karen Finley, Jeff Goodman, David Hammons, C K Kuebel, Dona Ann McAdams, Tom Sarrantonio, Lori Seid, Janice Yudell and John Zax.provenance: Hennessey + Ingalls, Los Angeles | Private Collection, Saint Paul, MN