Lot 27
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Latifa Echakhch

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 EUR
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Description

  • Latifa Echakhch
  • Tambour 148'
  • signed, titled, inscribed and dated 2012 on the stretcher
  • black Indian ink on canvas

Provenance

Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris
Collection Alain & Candice Fraiberger (aqcuired from the above in June 2012)

Exhibited

Lyon, Musée d'art contemporain, Laps, 15 February - 14 April 2013

Catalogue Note

True to the minimalist procedures she is so fond of, Latifa Echakhch made her Tambours (Drums) with limited means. Suspending a drip full of black ink above a round canvas in the shape of a target, she allows chance to take over whilst still controlling it, skillfully choosing when to stop the flow. With their deep black centres, saturated with matter, the Tambours establish a dialectic between being and nothingness, turning  the spectator into a witness of the evanescence of matter.
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