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  • Provenance

    Karma, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Dan Colen

    American • 1979

    American artist Dan Colen has spent most of his career asking himself questions about the editorial decisions artists have to make when creating a scene from scratch on canvas. In his early work, Colen painted mundane interiors punctuated with fantastical elements. This manifested as part of a growing curiosity in the ethereal or divine intervention.

    Colen subsequently stepped away from paint as material and started using found objects as mediums with which to paint. Among these, Colen has used chewing gum, street trash, confetti, feathers, flowers and dirt. This methodology allows Colen to abandon control and create in a more free-form, subconscious manner.

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CURVE

acrylic on hollow plastic
21 1/2 x 42 1/4 x 1/2 in. (54.6 x 107.3 x 1.3 cm.)
Executed in 2011, this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Contact Specialist
Sam Mansour
Associate Specialist, Head of New Now Sale
New York
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New Now

New York Auction 26 September 2018