Untitled (Dos Pescadores)

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  • Provenance

    Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, New York

  • Artist Bio

    Miquel Barceló

    Spanish • 1957

    Drawing inspiration from work by Diego Velázquez and art-making practices of the Avant-garde, Miquel Barceló is perhaps most popular for his hybridization of traditional Spanish figurative aesthetics and thick, abstract brushstrokes. Barceló is inherently drawn to that which is multimedia, having received training in installation work, painting and ceramic. This ability to work across various mediums comes from the artist's hunger for travel and exploring new lands.

    Currently based between Mallorca, Mali and Paris, Barceló incorporates the visual aesthetics of his disparate countries seamlessly into his work. The artist's concern involves how to translate different modes of travel and culture into art-making. One recurring topic in his body of work is the ocean — the ultimate symbol of movement, displacement and the unknown.

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Untitled (Dos Pescadores)

1984
watercolour, gouache and sand on paper
50 x 70.6 cm (19 5/8 x 27 3/4 in.)
Signed and dated 'Barceló 84' lower left.

Estimate
£18,000 - 22,000 

Contact Specialist
Henry Highley
Head of Sale
hhighley@phillips.com
+ 44 20 7318 4061

Contemporary Art Day

London Auction 3 July 2014 2PM