19th Jun, 2024 19:00

20th Century & Contemporary Art

  Lot 42
Lot 42 - Lisa Brice (South Africa 1968-)


Lisa Brice (South Africa 1968-)
Chasing that High IX

oil on paper

Artwork date: 2007
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right; inscribed with the artist's name, the date, title and medium on a Goodman Gallery label on the reverse

Estimated at R150,000 - R250,000


oil on paper

Artwork date: 2007
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right; inscribed with the artist's name, the date, title and medium on a Goodman Gallery label on the reverse


24 x 32 cm; framed size: 30.5 x 39 x 3.5 cm


Private collection, Johannesburg.

Acquired directly from the artist.


  • The highest price achieved for Lisa Brice at auction is a staggering $3.16 million for the painting, No Bare Back, After Embah, selling in New York, in 2021.
  • Brice’s work was recently on view in Capturing the Moment at Tate Modern, London (June 2023-April 2024). She was also included in Between the Islands at Tate Britain (2021–22).
  • Major institutional solo exhibitions are Smoke and Mirrors at KM21, Kunstmuseum Den Haag in 2020 and Art Now: Lisa Brice at Tate Britain in 2018.
  • The artist held her first solo exhibition, Night Vision, at Goodman Gallery in 2006. Further exhibitions at important galleries include LIVES and WORKS (2023-24) at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery in Paris; Lisa Brice (2019) at Stephen Friedman Gallery in London and Boundary Girl (2017) at Salon94 in New York.
  • Important literature references include Vitamin P2: Anthology of International Painting published by Phaidon in 2011, SOUTH AFRICAN ART NOW by Sue Williamson in 2009 and 10 Years 100 Artists: Art in a Democratic South Africa, edited by Sophie Perryer in 2004.


The artist is represented in numerous local and international collections, notably, the Tate Modern, London; Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C.; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California; Johannesburg Art Gallery; Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town; Gallery Frank Haenel, Frankfurt; X Museum, Beijing and the Sindika Dokolo - African Collection of Contemporary Art, Luanda.

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Auction: 20th Century & Contemporary Art, 19th Jun, 2024




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