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  • Provenance

    Donated by the artist in collaboration with Stella McCartney

  • Literature

    Marcel Schlutt, 'Stella McCartney's Manifesto: A to Z - 26 letters & 26 artists,' KALTBLUT Magazine, 3 November 2020, online (another variant illustrated)
    Lorena Eleuterio, 'The A to Z of Stella McCartney Brings Together Art, Fashion, and Community', L'Officiel, 12 January 2021, online (another variant illustrated)

  • 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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PROPERTY SOLD TO BENEFIT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL

73

Lot offered with No Reserve

Untitled

digital print on card
42 x 29.6 cm (16 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.)
Executed in 2020, this work is from an unnumbered edition.

Estimate
£300 - 500 

Sold for £8,820

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New Now

London Auction 13 July 2021