archival pigment ink on cotton rag paper
Sold for R130,870
Estimated at R40,000 - R60,000
Floated to the backing mount, good.
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archival pigment ink on cotton rag paper
sheet size: 61 x 81.5 cm
Gifted to the current owner by the artist.
Jane Alexander describes the context in which her Hotel Dajti series was made: The Hotel Dajti photomontages were produced for the Tirana International Contemporary Art Biennial 2009, The Symbolic Efficiency of the Frame. The exhibition, curated by Edi Muka and Joa Ljungberg, was presented in the Hotel Dajti from September. Bevis Fusha was commissioned to take a series of background photographs for the images from which these were selected., pigment inks on cotton rag paper
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Auction: Historic, Modern & Contemporary Art, Sun, 3rd Mar 2019
Aspire Art Auctions set a new bar for the market in its Autumn 19 Auction in Cape Town, with a South African auction record for its cover lot.
An early work, by international star Marlene Dumas, Love Lost (1973/4) achieved R7 283 200, more than doubling its pre-sale estimate of R3 000 000. Further successful sales included a range of paintings by Alexis Preller from across his career, and new world records for work by Jane Alexander, Simphiwe Ndzube, and Moshekwa Langa. These results further establish Aspire’s growing reputation as the discerning auction house for handling contemporary South African art.
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