Lot 5
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PETER HALLEY | Breakdown

50,000 - 70,000 GBP
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  • Peter Halley
  • Breakdown
  • signed and dated 1997 on the reverse
  • acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, pearlescent acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on two canvasses
  • 189 by 178 cm. 74 3/8 by 70 in.


Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“Where once geometry provided a sign of stability, order, and proportion, today it offers an array of shifting signifiers and images of confinement and deterrence.” Peter Halley
‘The Crisis in Geometry’, in: Arts Magazine, New York, Vol. 58, No. 10, June 1984, online