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John Armleder

(Swiss, b.1948)

Furniture Sculpture 193 (Caprice)

Pearl-white un-drilled “Caprice” bowling ball with the original blue vinyl bowling ball bag
Edition of 24
Incised with the signature and the numbering

Diameter of 10 inches (25.4 cm)

Private Collection

Executed in 1988, this work was published by the Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York.



New York, Swiss Institute, John M. Armleder: Selected Furniture Sculptures 1979-2012, 12 September – 28 October 2012, no. 7 (this example)
Aargau, Holderbank, John M. Armleder: At any speed, 08 May – 25 July 1999 (another example)
Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, John M. Armleder: At any speed, 22 November 1998 – 10 January 1999 (another example)
Geneva, Cabinet des Estampes du Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, John M. Armleder: L’oeuvre multiplié, 1995 (another example)
Geneva, Musée Rath, John M. Armleder, Furniture Sculpture, 1980-1990, 03 May – 24 June 1990, catalogue, pp.76-77, no.31, illustrated (another example)
Lausanne, Musée cantonal de Beaux-Arts, Dimension Petit, 1989, catalogue (another example)
Berlin, Galerie Anselm Dreher, John Armleder, 1988 (another example)
New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery, John Armleder, 1988



Ritschard, Claude and Charles Goerg.  John M. Armleder, Furniture Sculpture, 1980-1990.  1990, Geneva, Musée Rath and Musée d’art et d’histoire, pp.76-77, no.31, illustrated (another example)
Brehm, Margrit.  John M. Armleder: At any speed.  1999, Ostfilidern-Ruit, Hatje Cantz, p.60, 61 and 105, illustrated (another example)
Nymphius, Frederike.  John M. Armleder – Pudding Overdose, 2002, Heidelberg, Kehrer Verlag, p.65, illustrated (another example)



According to the artist, more than half of this edition was inadvertently destroyed in the late 1990s.
An example from this edition is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.