Lot 502
  • 502

Alex da Corte (b. 1980)

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • Alex da Corte (b. 1980)
  • The Captive Savior, 2014
  • oil on canvas in artist's frame
Digitally printed nylon, velvet, ribbon, Mermaid Wig, cardboard, sequin pins, image from Eugene Von Bruenchenhein's 1998 'Works in Clay' catalog, spray paint, foam, in artist's anodized metal frame

Provenance

David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Brooklyn, Interstate Projects, 'Beyond the Pale,' October - November 2014

Catalogue Note

Alex da Corte is a Philadelphia-based artist whose work with detached objects explores a state of delusion and humor.  'The Captive Savior' draws from this practice by incorporating a wide array of media within a flattened, bold space.  The present work was included in the 2014 exhibition 'Beyond the Pale' at Interstate Projects, Brooklyn. 
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