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A Long Journey: A Selection from the Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei Collection

Kerry James Marshall


Auction Closed

November 16, 12:02 AM GMT


9,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD

Lot Details


A Long Journey: A Selection from the Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei Collection

Kerry James Marshall

b. 1955


signed, titled and dated 92 (lower edge) 

acrylic and paper collage on canvas

87 by 109 in. 220.9 by 276.8 cm.

Executed in 1992. 

Please note that this work is requested for inclusion in the forthcoming retrospective of the artist’s work at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, starting in the fall of 2025.

Jack Shainman Gallery, New York 

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1993)

Christie's New York, 10 May 2016, lot 40B (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exh. Cat., Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Kerry James Marshall: Telling Stories, Selected Paintings, 1994, p. 51, illustrated

Terry Sultan, Arthur Jafa and Kerry James Marshall, Kerry James Marshall, New York, 2000, p. 60, illustrated in color

Kriston Capps, "Critic's Picks: Kerry James Marshall," Artforum, June 2013 (online) 

Peter Erickson, "In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall," Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Iss. 34, May 2014, p. 119

Laura Washington, "Can we live up to a master artist’s vision?," Chicago Sun Times, 4 September 2016

Exh. Cat., Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art (and traveling), Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, 2016 - 2017, p. 51

Lanre Bakare, "Kerry James Marshall: 'As an artist, everything should be a challenge'," The Guardian, 15 March 2017 (online) 

Daniel Kunitz, "Jack Shainman Shares His Global Vision," Cultured, 15 March 2017 (online) 

David Morgan, "The art of Kerry James Marshall," CBS News, 4 June 2017, illustrated in color (online) 

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall, June - December 2013, fig. 5, n.p., illustrated in color (brochure) 

Shanghai, Long Museum, Being in the World - The Tenth Anniversary of the Long Museum, November 2022 - February 2023