416
416

ARTISTS FOR THE HAMMER MUSEUM

Vija Celmins
UNTITLED (LARGE NIGHT SKY)
Estimate
40,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 137,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
416

ARTISTS FOR THE HAMMER MUSEUM

Vija Celmins
UNTITLED (LARGE NIGHT SKY)
Estimate
40,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 137,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Vija Celmins
B. 1938
UNTITLED (LARGE NIGHT SKY)
signed, dated 2016 and numbered 11/40 
Mezzotint on Hahnemühle Copperplate Bright White Paper, in artist’s frame
image: 36 1/2 by 33 in. 93 by 84 cm.
framed: 43 by 37 3/4 in. 109.2 by 95.9 cm.
Executed in 2016, this work is number 11 from an edition of 40, plus 12 artist's proofs. 
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Provenance

Courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York and Los Angeles

Exhibited

Vienna Secession, Vija Celmins, November 2015 - January 2016, pp. 196-197, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Reading, Artangel, Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison, September - December 2016, p. 101, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Vija Celmins, February - April 2017, p. 115, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Los Angeles, Matthew Marks Gallery, Vija Celmins, January - March 2018 (another example exhibited)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory, December 2018 - March 2019, p. 185, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Québec, Manif d’art 9, Small between the stars, Large against the sky, February - April 2019 (another example exhibited)

Catalogue Note

This work is in excellent condition overall. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat intermittently along the edges. Framed under Plexiglas, in artist's frame.  

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