Lot 401
  • 401

Kour Pour

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • Kour Pour
  • Untitled
  • signed and dated 2011 on the overlap
  • acrylic on canvas stretched over panel
  • Framed: 72 7/8 by 48 7/8 in. 185.1 by 124.1 cm.

Provenance

Private Collection

Catalogue Note

"Carpets were a part of my childhood growing up in England. I remember my Father’s rug shop, and how he would hand-dye sections of carpets that had faded away, in order to bring them back to their original colors. I felt that in doing this, my Father was making an effort to maintain all their history and meaning, as if he was bringing the carpets back to life. When I first moved to Los Angeles I had feelings of displacement and much like the faded carpets, I too felt a part of my history disappear. I started the carpet painting series and noticed how art and objects could play an increasingly important role in our diverse society. Through making these paintings I am constantly learning more about my background and the rich mix of culture that surrounds me and the carpets." Kour Pour
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