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  • Provenance

    Massimo de Carlo, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2013

  • 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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Robot Girl

stamped with the artist's initials, numbered and dated 'GC 2/4 '12' on the lower edge; further stamped with the foundry mark on the lower edge
patinated bronze
27.9 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm (10 7/8 x 7 x 5 7/8 in.)
Executed in 2012, this work is number 2 from an edition of 4 plus 1 artist's proof and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

£40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for £118,750

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London Auction 7 December 2017