Lot 113
  • 113

Steven Parrino

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 GBP
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Description

  • Steven Parrino
  • I Was Thinking of Blinky Palermo
  • titled; signed and dated¬†1998¬†on the stretcher
  • enamel and gesso on canvas
  • 207 by 85.5 cm. 81 1/2 by 33 5/8 in.

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by the present owner in 1998

Condition

Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate. Condition: This work is in very good and original condition. Close inspection reveals a few minute and unobtrusive media accretions scattered in isolated places in the orange pigment. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.
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Catalogue Note

"My paintings are not formalist, nor narrative. My paintings are realist and connected to real life, the social field, in brief: action. All my works deal with disturbing the status quo."

Steven Parrino

The No Texts, New York, 2003, p. 23