Eddie Martinez - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Catalogue Essay

    'I like to relinquish control over it. I made it, it’s done, now it’s for people to look at and see what they want to see. Whenever anyone asks me if it’s this or that, I just don’t say anything, because I don’t want to inform it any more than I already did in the studio.' – Eddie Martinez

Property from a Distinguished Los Angeles Collection


Reverse Motivation

signed with the artist's initials and dated 'EM. 13' lower left; further signed and dated 'MARTINEZ. 13' on the reverse
oil, enamel and spray paint on panel
121.9 x 91.4 cm (47 7/8 x 35 7/8 in.)
Executed in 2013.

£30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for £106,250

Contact Specialist

Tamila Kerimova
Director, Specialist
Head of Day Sale
+44 20 7318 4065

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 3 October 2019