Lot 105
  • 105

PETER HALLEY | The Mission

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
Sold
87,500 GBP
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Description

  • Peter Halley
  • The Mission
  • signed twice and dated 99 on the reverse
  • acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, metallic acrylic, pearlescent acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on two attached canvases

Provenance

Sandra Gering Inc, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“The word ‘emotional’ is a little strong for me because it implies too many traditional things, but my work is about subjective reactions. Even though the elements that I use don’t change too much from year to year, at different times the work can still have a very emotional feeling. A year or two ago my work was very quiet and still and static and many of the colours were dark or almost monochromatic. But over the last year and a half somehow my emotional response in the work changed. I see the newer work as much more humoristic, or Pop" (Peter Halley cited in: Giancarlo Politi, ‘Peter Halley’, Flash Art, January/February 1990, p. 85).
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