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  • Provenance

    Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

  • Artist Biography

    Carroll Dunham

    American • 1949

    Satire and sexuality meet Carroll Dunham's vivid brush in the artist's often large-scale fantasy worlds. His eye-popping cartoonish veneer takes a cue from Philip Guston while his primitive "visual language" of faceless figures continues a long line of tradition—think back to Paul Cézanne and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

    Though Dunham jumps between abstraction, figuration, pop, surrealism and cartoon, his works almost exclusively center on the subject of women's sexuality. He also favors painting, though he has delved into prints, works-on-paper and sculpture. His paintings can be seen as contemporary variations on nineteenth-century portraiture of women bathing, injected with similar concerns of those classical and early modernist artists.

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Untitled

2003
acrylic on canvas
14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm.)
Initialed and dated "C.D. Aug. '03" lower left.

Estimate
$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $11,875

Contact Specialist
Amanda Stoffel
Head of Sale
[email protected]
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Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York 17 May 2013 10am