Hollow Figure

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

  • Catalogue Essay

    With a noteworthy career spanning over a decade, New-York based artist Daniel Arsham has established a name for himself that exceeds any niche or discipline, touching each end of the art world spectrum. In thought-provoking and eye-catching work, Arsham has masterminded a multidisciplinary practice that exists in between art, architecture, and performance. Unpacking the world we live in through a range of mediums, the one thread that ties his work together is that of inevitably - that objects in the present reflect ideas from the past, and are destined to be transformed by the future. Renown for creating ‘future relics’ in his practice, Arsham also explores dichotomies between reality and fiction, as well as destruction and creation.

    As the first limited edition artwork based on his Architectural Anomaly series, the present lot portrays the likeness of a figure shrouded in blown fabric, revealed to be empty when viewed from behind. The larger version of which this iteration is scaled from has playfully deceived viewers globally, in museums such as The Fabric Workshop Museum in Philadelphia (2012), Carré d’Art de Nîmes, France (2009), and Museu Oi Futuro Rio de Jainero, Brazil (2017).

    Arsham has been honoured with solo exhibitions around the world, including most recently at the HOW Art Museum, Shanghai (2019). The past couple of years have also seen Arsham exhibit at venues including Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam (2019), as well as the Perrotin Gallery in New York (2018) and Tokyo (2018).

  • Catalogue Essay

    紐約藝術家丹尼爾·阿瑟姆在過去十年的職業生涯一直令人矚目,其樹立的聲名不僅僅侷限於任何一個方向或領域,更是觸及藝術世界的每一端。其創作的發人深省和引人注目之作品中,阿瑟姆策劃了存在於藝術、建築以及表演之間的多方面展現。通過多種媒介審視我們生活中之世界,將他的作品連結在一起的一條線索不可避免的是——當下的事物反映著來自過去的思想,並且注定將被未來所改變。以其實踐中創造「未來的遺物」而著稱,阿瑟姆同時也在探索現實與虛構,以及毀滅與創造之間的對立。

    作為基於他的「建築異常」系列而創作的第一批限量版作品,本拍品展現了一個被強風吹拂之織物包裹著的、從後面看卻是空心的人形。這個版本的母版尺寸更大,且曾戲謔地騙過了全世界觀者的眼睛,包括在費城的紡織品工坊美術館(2012年)、法國的Carré d’Art de Nîmes美術館(2009年)、巴西里約熱內盧的Museu Oi Futuro Rio de Jainero博物館(2017年)。

    阿瑟姆曾在世界各地舉辦個展,包括最近在上海的昊美術館(2019年)。過去的幾年裡阿瑟姆還曾在包括阿姆斯特丹的Galerie Ron Mandos(2019年),以及在貝浩登畫廊在紐約(2018年)與東京(2018年)的空間展覽。

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Property of a Private New York Collector

Hollow Figure

2018
cast opaque white resin
32 x 24 x 29 cm. (12 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 11 3/8 in.)
Executed in 2018, this work is number 6 from an edition of 500 and is accompanied by its original box and a pair of white art handling gloves.

Estimate
HK$10,000 - 20,000 
€1,200-2,300
$1,300-2,600

sold for HK$25,000

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Online Auction 9-18 October 2019