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  • Provenance

    Sprueth Magers Lee, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Mireille Mosler, Ltd., Tease, June 22 - July 28, 2007

  • Artist Biography

    George Condo

    American • 1957

    Few artists have dedicated their careers as singularly to one genre as George Condo has to that of portraiture. He is drawn to the endless inquiries posed by the aesthetics and formal considerations of Caravaggio, Rembrandt and the Old Masters. Emerging on the New York art scene in the 1980s alongside contemporaries such as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Condo developed a distinctive visual lexicon that is unmistakably his own. 

    Student to Warhol, friend to Basquiat and collaborator with William S. Burroughs, Condo tracked a different path. The artist frequently cites Picasso as a predominant influence in his contemporary cubist compositions and joyous use of paint. Condo is known for postmodernist compositions staked in wit and the grotesque, which draw the eye into a highly imaginary world. 

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Orgy Study (iii)

signed and dated "Condo 04" lower left
pen, ink and wash on paper
8 x 9 1/2 in. (20.3 x 24.1 cm.)
Executed in 2004.

$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $8,750

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