Lot 1108
  • 1108

EDDIE MARTINEZ | Love Letter #20

Estimate
700,000 - 1,200,000 HKD
Sold
4,975,000 HKD
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Description

  • Eddie Martinez
  • Love Letter #20
  • oil, enamel, silkscreen ink, collage and push pin on canvas
  • 243.8 by 190.4 cm.   96 by 75 in.
signed and dated 17-18 on the reverse; signed with the artist's initials and dated 17 on the reverse 

Provenance

Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, Eddie Martinez Letters & Yard Work, January - February 2018

Catalogue Note

His drawings and paintings both look to genre painting to enact a confrontation with tradition, negotiating a set of pictorial conventions drawn from the vocabulary of genre, yet through the modernist logic of subjective, individual style.

João Ribas
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