Ending Thu, 23rd Jun 2022 18:43:30

Current & Curated: The Art Gazette Collection

 
  Lot 88
 
Lot 88 - Claire Johnson (South Africa 1986-)

88

Claire Johnson (South Africa 1986-)
Oddment Study III

lithograph on Munken Lynx 240gsm paper

Artwork date: 2020
Signature details: signed, dated and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin
Location: Cape Town

Estimated at R8,000 - R12,000


Condition Report

The condition is mint.

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lithograph on Munken Lynx 240gsm paper

Artwork date: 2020
Signature details: signed, dated and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin
Location: Cape Town

(1)

90 x 64 cm unframed

Provenance:

The Art Gazette collection.

Acquired directly from the artist.

Notes:

Claire Johnson is both an artist and part of a creative studio, Hoick, which she co-founded.

Her fabric works and paintings look at the relationship between humans and objects. By removing an object from its original context and reducing it to a two-dimensional shape, she questions whether the object can speak for itself. More recently her work has focused on the negative space an object creates, and the stories and secrets held within that space.

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Auction: Current & Curated: The Art Gazette Collection, ending Thu, 23rd Jun 2022

 

Aspire Art is delighted to present Current & Curated: The Art Gazette Collection, an exciting large-scale Timed-Online auction of fresh and cutting-edge contemporary art. Representing 85 established and emerging artists from South Africa, Africa and abroad, the collection features over 180 works of art, offering a unique opportunity for new and seasoned collectors to view and acquire original and innovative works.

Founded in 2019, Art Gazette is a curated platform that supports artists by acquiring work up-front and in series for their inventory. A local industry first, the auction is presented in partnership with Art Gazette in a collaborative effort to promote and sustain contemporary artists and art production, while showcasing the works to a broad collecting audience.

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