Lot 203
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HENRY TAYLOR | Neighborhood Watch

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 USD
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Description

  • Henry Taylor
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • signed and dated 3/16/02 on the reverse
  • acrylic and enamel on plywood
  • 37 1/2 by 29 in. 95.3 by 73.7 cm.

Provenance

Private Collection, United States (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, United States (acquired from the above)
Private Collection (acquired from the above)

Catalogue Note

“For Taylor, though, portraiture is much more than an artistic convention of a realistic painter; the variety that he produces within the genre reshapes what might be considered a conventional language into a flexible vehicle for a much larger goal, which is to produce a multivalent but also highly specific view of contemporary life as seen through the eyes of an African American artist at the beginning of the twenty-first century.” Victoria L. Valentine, “Los Angeles Artist Henry Taylor Made a Series of Paintings as He Traveled the Globe, the New Works are Now on View in Tokyo” Culture Type, March 26, 2018

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