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RICHARD HAMBLETON | UNTITLED (BEAUTIFUL PAINTING SERIES)

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March 7, 06:42 PM GMT

Estimate

30,000 - 50,000 USD

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RICHARD HAMBLETON

1952 - 2017

UNTITLED (BEAUTIFUL PAINTING SERIES)


acrylic and tinted varnish on metal shelf

11¾ by 29½ in. (29.8 by 74.9 cm.)

Executed circa 2002-06.

In his “Beautiful Paintings” series, Richard Hambleton often incorporated found materials into his work, as is the case here with a discarded shelf, on which he rendered a river scene. According to Hambleton, “The Beautiful Paintings are not seascapes, rainscapes, or landscapes – they are escapes.” (as quoted by Woodward Gallery, Shadow Man Comes Into the Light, 2016, pp. 1)