Society for Contemporary Art Collectors Sale

Society for Contemporary Art Collectors Sale

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Arturo Herrera


Lot Closed

December 14, 09:35 PM GMT


8,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Details


Arturo Herrera



Executed in 2005; edition 15/15

watermarked pigmented abaca on pigmented cotton base sheet

Framed; 28 ⅝ by 44 ½ by 2 ¼ in. (72.7 by 113 by 5.7 cm.)

Collection of Eric Ceputis and David W. Wiliams, Chicago

Arturo Herrera has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses sculpture, photography, and large-scale wall installations, though he remains best known for his collages and works in felt. His interventions conflate imagery drawn from popular culture and the formal language of painting, with an emphasis on early abstraction. The resultant tension in Herrera’s work functions as a means of exploring the territory between implicit and explicit meaning.

Recent solo exhibitions of Herrera’s work include those at Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen; and Tate Modern, London. His work has been included in exhibitions at Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin; Museo del Segno e della Scrittura, Torino; and the UBS Art Collection, New York.

Please note that while this auction is hosted on, it is being administered by the Art Institute of Chicago’s Society for Contemporary Art (the “SCA”), and all post-sale matters (inclusive of invoicing and property pickup/shipment) will be handled by the SCA. As such, Sotheby’s will share the contact details for the winning bidders with the SCA so that they may be in touch directly post-sale.