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Harold Barling Town
1924 - 1990
SNAP #47
Estimation
12 00018 000
Lot. Vendu 12,000 CAD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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5
Harold Barling Town
1924 - 1990
SNAP #47
Estimation
12 00018 000
Lot. Vendu 12,000 CAD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Harold Barling Town
1924 - 1990
SNAP #47
signed and dated '73 lower left; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
oil and lucite on canvas
61 by 61 cm.
24 by 24 in.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Ancaster

Description

The Snap series of paintings occupied Town from 1972 and into 1977. Using a special easel that rotated on three different planes, Town could position a canvas in any way in front of a taut string stretched between two poles. He loaded the string with pigment and then 'snapped' it, leaving blobs of pigment on the painting. The variations in scale, colour, texture, and shapes were infinite.

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