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Nov 222012

chain 71 cm / letters 2 cm, box
mixed media
edition 100
published by Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France

Claude Closky is known for making Appropriation art using advertising, fashion and commodity items. Making a fashionable bracelet and at the same time referring to a protest movement like Dada is a kind of double Appropriation art, i.e.  a kind of contamination of Prada and Dada Do It Yourself. See also Jonathan Monk’s ‘Dada Necklace’ (2012) apparently has responded to this multiple.

History of prices:
Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France      €  80,-  October 2012
Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France      € 100,-  January 2013
Artspace, New York, USA                  € 312,- / US$ 400.- April 2013