Tue, 30th Nov 2021 18:00

Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg

 
  Lot 31
 
Lot 31 - Kudzanai Chiurai (Zimbabwe 1981-)

31

Kudzanai Chiurai (Zimbabwe 1981-)
Portrait Study II

oil on canvas

Artwork date: 2011
Exhibited: Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, State of the Nation, 3 November to 3 December 2011.

(Qty: 1)

71 x 56 x 1.5 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg.

Notes:

Kudzanai Chiurai blends different media into his practice to explore questions of displacement, polarity and xenophobia, brought on by political, social, economic and cultural conflict in contemporary society.

These two paintings formed part of Chiurai’s 2011 solo exhibition State of the Nation at Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg. The show was split between two venues and featured photographic prints, drawings, large oil paintings, video, sound installation and performances with a focus on youth culture to proposes fresh ways of looking at the socio-politics of Africa today.

Chiurai currently works between Johannesburg and Harare. His work recently formed part of the internationally acclaimed exhibitions UBUNTU: A Lucid Dream at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris and Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Sold for R45,520
Estimated at R40,000 - R60,000


Condition report

The condition is excellent.

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oil on canvas

Artwork date: 2011
Exhibited: Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, State of the Nation, 3 November to 3 December 2011.

(Qty: 1)

71 x 56 x 1.5 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg.

Notes:

Kudzanai Chiurai blends different media into his practice to explore questions of displacement, polarity and xenophobia, brought on by political, social, economic and cultural conflict in contemporary society.

These two paintings formed part of Chiurai’s 2011 solo exhibition State of the Nation at Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg. The show was split between two venues and featured photographic prints, drawings, large oil paintings, video, sound installation and performances with a focus on youth culture to proposes fresh ways of looking at the socio-politics of Africa today.

Chiurai currently works between Johannesburg and Harare. His work recently formed part of the internationally acclaimed exhibitions UBUNTU: A Lucid Dream at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris and Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.

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Auction: Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg, Tue, 30th Nov 2021

 

A focused collection of top historical, modern and contemporary artworks, this boutique-style sale presents impressive examples of South Africa’s best-known artists at auction. Included is a wonderful oil on canvas still-life by Irma Stern painted in 1936, an exquisite equestrian painting by Tretchikoff, 4 early watercolours by George Pemba, a monumental Villa from 1976 and 6 superb lots by William Kentridge. Also on offer are impressive contemporary works by Kate Gottgens, Phillemon Hlungwani, Wim Botha and Banele Khoza, amongst others.

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