Lot 224
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PETER HALLEY | The Waning of Affect

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
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Description

  • Peter Halley
  • The Waning of Affect 
  • signed twice and dated 1993 on the reverse 
  • acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, and Roll-A-Tex on two adjoined canvases
  • 91 1/2 by 91 1/2 in. 232.4 by 232.4 cm.

Provenance

Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Private Collection, Europe
Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1999, Lot 114
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Cologne, Jablonka Galerie, Peter Halley, June 1993

Catalogue Note

"One reason I began to use day-glo colors is that I had noticed them in packaging and in supermarkets. I noticed those colors were being used to attract people [...] so I wanted to try a strategy like that in my own work." Peter Halley
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