Harold Ancart - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Friday, March 4, 2022 | Phillips

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  • 'People try to bring meaning into what they do. The problem is that we’re surrounded by meaning, maybe even overwhelmed by meaning. I think it’s more interesting to remove meaning, because not everything needs a reason.' —Harold Ancart 


    Collector's Digest


    •    Harold Ancart is a Belgian artist living and working in New York City. He is represented by David Zwirner.


    •    He received his MFA from École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels de la Cambre in 2007.


    •    Works by Harold Ancart are part of prestigious public collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Beyeler Foundation, Basel and the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris to name a few. 


    •    Harold Ancart was recently exhibited at David Zwirner- Harold Ancart: La Grande Profondeur (The Deep End) which ran from October – November, 2021 in Paris.

    • Provenance

      Michael Werner Gallery, London
      Acquired from the above by the present owner

    • Exhibited

      Berlin, VeneKlasen/Werner, Harold Ancart: Eagle Mode, 3 December 2013 - 17 January 2014

Property from an Important Private Collection



oil stick and graphite on paper, in artist's frame
sheet 171 x 115 cm (67 3/8 x 45 1/4 in.)
frame 174.3 x 117.8 cm (68 5/8 x 46 3/8 in.)

Executed in 2012.

Full Cataloguing

£70,000 - 90,000 ♠ †

Sold for £163,800

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Simon Tovey

Specialist, Associate Director, Head of Day Sale, 20th Century & Contemporary Art
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 4 March 2022