21st Century Realism ARC Salon

21st Century Realism ARC Salon

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Mica Pillemer

Lockdown Self-Portrait

Lot Closed

July 24, 04:54 PM GMT


15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot Details


Mica Pillemer


Lockdown Self-Portrait, 2021

signedand dated Pillemer 21 (lower right)

oil on linen

canvas: 36 by 48 in.; 91.4 by 121.2 cm

framed: 39 by 49 in.; 99 by 124.4 cm

Acquired directly from the artist

In the collection of the Art Renewal Center, 2023

Matthew Westwood, The Australian, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize a three-way split, December 7, 2021, illustrated (online)

AJN Staff, The Australian Jewish News, Prize-winning portrait of twin survivors, December 10, 2021 (online)

S.Peralta, Lunar Codex: The Polaris Collection, enclosed in cultural time capsule on the Griffin lunar lander, launched by SpaceX, and placed on the Moon in perpetuity, launch scheduled November 2024, illustrated

Various authors, International Realism: 16th International ARC Salon, ACC Art Books, Woodbridge, Suffolk 2023, (Honorable Mention Portraiture) illustrated p. 136

Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, Moran Arts Foundation, 2021 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, online exhibition, Finalist, November - December 2021

New York, NY, Sotheby’s, 16th International ARC Salon Exhibition, Honorable Mention Portraiture, July 14 – 24, 2023

Mica Pillemer (b 1975) is an award-winning Australian artist whose career has taken him from Los Angeles to New York City to Florence Italy. Now happily settled in Melbourne Australia, he spends his time painting portraits, still lifes and narrative works. Mica uses his classical training to explore ideas and issues relevant to our internal lives and modern times.