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Sue Williams

Hemmit's Vibrissae

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 40,000 USD

Works from A Prominent New York Collection

Sue Williams

Sue Williams

Hemmit's Vibrissae

Hemmit's Vibrissae

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 40,000 USD

Lot sold:

40,320

USD

Works from A Prominent New York Collection

Sue Williams

b.1954

Hemmit's Vibrissae


signed and dated 2000 on the reverse

oil and acrylic on canvas

72 by 84 in. (182.8 by 213.3 cm.)

This work is in very good condition overall. There are textural variations to the surface of the work, inherent to the artist's working method and chosen media. Under ultraviolet light, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.


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303 Gallery, New York (acquired directly from the artist) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000
303 Gallery, Sue Williams, New York 2001, pp. 7-8, illustrated
Shelley Emiling, "When it Comes to Art, Brooklyn, not Manhattan, is Where it's at," The Palm Beach Post, 7 September 2001
Edward M. Gomez, "Taking the Spirit of Brooklyn on a Florida Vacation," The New York Times, 16 September 2001
Adrian Dannatt, "YBAs (Young Brooklyn Artists)," The Art Newspaper Exhibitions, no. 118, October 2001, p. 32
Cameron, Dan and Juan Carlos Roman, Sue Williams:  Art for the Institution and the Home, Secession and Ivam, Wien 2002, p. 41, illustrated
Burton, Johanna, Sue Williams, JRP | Ringier, Zurich 2016, p. 79, illustrated
New York, 303 Gallery, Sue Williams, November - December 2000
Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, The Brooklyn!, September - November 2001
Vienna, Secession; Valencia, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Sue Williams, November 2002 - July 2003

“I want to draw attention to issues; I want people to be informed. It’s a scary time. Everything gets integrated into the art, not always consciously. [The paintings] become a refuge. If I have visibility, I have the responsibility to try and change things.”


-Sue Williams in conversation with Carly Gaebe, Art in America, “The Sum of Its Parts: An Interview with Sue Williams”, 14 January 2014