Eddie Martinez - 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale Hong Kong Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Copenhagen, V1 Gallery, The Boys Are Back in Town, 21 November – 20 December 2008

  • Literature

    Glenn O'Brien and Ross Simonini, Eddie Martinez: Paintings, New York, 2013

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot exhibited in The Boys Are Back in Town at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen during 21 November – 20 December 2008.


The Bums Will Always Lose

signed and dated 'EM.08' upper right; further signed, titled and dated 'EM' on the reverse and 'E. MARTINEZ 2008 "THE BUMS WILL ALWAYS LOSE"' on the stretcher
acrylic, oil and spray paint on canvas
99.5 x 119.5 cm. (39 1/8 x 47 in.)
Executed in 2008.

HK$300,000 - 500,000 

Sold for HK$1,500,000

Contact Specialist
Danielle So
Associate Specialist, Head of Day Sale

20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 9 July 2020