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MARK TANSEY | Study for End of History Victory Party

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300,000 - 400,000 USD
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Description

  • Mark Tansey
  • Study for End of History Victory Party
  • signed, titled and dated 1992-99 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas
  • 30 by 42 in. 76.2 by 106.7 cm.

Provenance

Curt Marcus Gallery, New York
Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

"In my work, I’m searching for pictorial functions that are based on the idea that the painted picture knows itself to be metaphorical, rhetorical, transformational, fictional. I’m not doing pictures of things that actually exist in the world. The narratives never actually occurred. In contrast to the assertion of one reality, my work investigates how different realities interact and abrade. And the understanding is that the abrasions start within the medium itself.” Mark Tansey

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