alkyd and flashe on aluminum and steel
84.02 in. (213.40 cm.) (height) by 72.01 in. (182.90 cm.) (width)
signed, titled, numbered and dated 'APOCALYPSE NOW (P.50) WOOL 1988' (on the reverse)
New York, 303 Gallery, A PROJECT: Robert Gober Christopher Wool, April 1988, p. 2 (illustrated). New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989 Biennial, April-July 1989, p. 164 (illustrated). Milwaukee Art Museum, Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990, June-August 1990, no. 132. Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Kunsthalle Basel, Christopher Wool, July-May 1999, no. 15 (illustrated).
J. Saltz, "This is the end--Christopher Wool's Apocalypse Now," Arts Magazine, September 1988, pp. 19-20 (illustrated). G. Marcus, "Wools Wortbilder," Parkett 33, 1992, pp. 92-93 (illustrated). R. Flood, G. Garrels and A. Temkin, Robert Gober: Sculpture and Drawing, exh. cat., Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, 1999, p. 148 (illustrated in color). I. Holubizky, "Richard Grayson: Waiting for Kerouac," Art/Text, August/October 1999, p. 39. J. Saltz, "Hard Attack," Village Voice, 8-14 December 2004, p. 79. Christopher Wool, exh. cat., Institut Valenciaà d'Art Modern, 2006, p. 8 (illustrated). J. Oddy, "White Light: A City in Monochrome," Modern Painters, September 2006, p. 90. F. Giraud and P. Ségalot, The Impossible Collection, New York, 2008, no. 85 (illustrated). R. Flood, "Wool Gathering," Parkett 83, 2008, p. 140 (illustrated). R. Giampietro, The Artful Charm of the Public Notice," Eye Magazine, autumn 2009, p. 83 (illustrated in color). H. W. Holzwarth and E. Banks, eds., Christopher Wool, London, 2012, p. 7 (illustrated in color). "Christopher Wool, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York," The Art Newspaper, January 2013, p. 93 (illustrated in color). D. Kazanjian, "Line Unleashed," Vogue, October 2013, p. 342 (illustrated in color).
Luhring Augustine, New York. 303 Gallery, New York. Werner and Elaine Dannheisser, New York. Per Skarstedt, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Bryant, St. Louis. Phillippe Ségalot, New York. François Pinault, Paris. Giraud Pissarro Ségalot, New York. David and Danielle Ganek, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner.