Fri, 14th Feb 2020 20:00

Aspire X PIASA | Modern & Contemporary African Art

 
Lot 7
 
Lot 7 - Marc Padeu (Cameroon 1990-)

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Marc Padeu (Cameroon 1990-)
Untitled

acrylic and glitter on canvas

Artwork date: 2019
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right; signed and dated on the reverse

(1)

189 x 209 cm

Notes:

Marc Padeu lives and works in Nkongsamba in Cameroon. He is a graduate of the Instituation of Fine Arts at the University of Douala. The Christian religion is one of the keystones of his work. Inspired by a practicing mother, his large, brightly coloured works, sometimes embellished with glitter, reinvent biblical history by incorporating religious symbols and rituals.

C.P

Sold for R125,180
Estimated at R80,000 - R130,000


 

acrylic and glitter on canvas

Artwork date: 2019
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right; signed and dated on the reverse

(1)

189 x 209 cm

Notes:

Marc Padeu lives and works in Nkongsamba in Cameroon. He is a graduate of the Instituation of Fine Arts at the University of Douala. The Christian religion is one of the keystones of his work. Inspired by a practicing mother, his large, brightly coloured works, sometimes embellished with glitter, reinvent biblical history by incorporating religious symbols and rituals.

C.P

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Auction: Aspire X PIASA | Modern & Contemporary African Art, Fri, 14th Feb 2020

Aspire Art Auctions partnered with Paris-based house Piasa, to introduce an Africa-focused auction presenting some of the best examples of modern and contemporary art produced on this continent. This was the first time an African and European auction house partnered to present a sale of African art, in Africa, for a global audience. 

The sale included 139 artists representing 27 countries from Africa and the diaspora and spotlighted key collecting segments from 20th century modernism to contemporary production and photography. The lead-lot, Marlene Dumas’ Oktober 1973 achieved a stellar R7,055,600 well above its high estimate of R3-5 million. Also on offer were some of the most in-demand African artists including Chéri Samba, Aboudia Abdoulaye Diarrassouba, Gareth Nyandoro, Mustafa Maluka and William Kentridge.

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