ANNETTE LEMIEUX | POINTS OF DEPARTURE
5,000 - 7,000 USD
The Form of Ideas: Conceptual Art from A Distinguished California Collection
POINTS OF DEPARTURE
signed, titled and dated 1990 on the overlap
burnt holes and varnish on canvas
84 by 152 in. (213.3 by 386 cm.)
This work is in very good condition overall. There are minor handling marks in scattered areas along the edges, visible upon close inspection. There are burn marks to each hole, inherent to the artist's chosen working method and medium. There is minor pilling to the unprimed canvas throughout. The is an indentation to the central upper edge where two stretchers meet in a slightly uneven manner. Unframed.
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Josh Baer Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in May 1990
Lemieux came of age in a generation of artists who developed their practices around what was then called “Picture Theory.” Lemieux has since become a trailblazer in the field of Post-Conceptualism, incorporating a host of source material from the twentieth century into her imagery.