VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
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VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7

Estimate: 6,000,000 - 8,000,000 USD
Property from an Important Private Collection

VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7

Estimate: 6,000,000 - 8,000,000 USD
Lot sold:6,585,450USD

Description

VIJA CELMINS

b.1939

NIGHT SKY #7 


oil on canvas

38 by 47 in. 96.5 by 119.4 cm.

Executed in 1995. 

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Saleroom Notice

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Provenance

McKee Gallery, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above in April 1996

Literature

Exh. Cat., New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1997 Biennial Exhibition, 1997, p. 65, illustrated in color

Lane Relyea, Robert Gober and Briony Fer Eds., Vija Celmins, London 2004, p. 97, illustrated in color 

Exhibited

Art Institute of Chicago, About Place: Recent Art of the Americas, March - May 1995, no. 5

Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Vija Celmins, September - December 1995, pp. 24-25, illustrated

New York, McKee Gallery, Vija Celmins: Night Sky Paintings 1994-1996, February - April 1996

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario; and New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory, December 2018 - January 2020, p. 149, illustrated in color, and p. 266 (text) (New York only)

VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
Property from an Important Private Collection
VIJA CELMINS | NIGHT SKY #7
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