Hilary Pecis - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session New York Thursday, May 19, 2022 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    St. Augustine, Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Hilary Pecis: The Space in Between, January 17–February 29, 2020

  • Literature

    Hilary Pecis, New York, 2022, pp. 44, 141 (illustrated, p. 45)

  • Artist Biography

    Hilary Pecis

    Hilary Pecis (b. 1979) earned a BFA and MFA from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She is well known for her densely decorated domestic scenes, tablescapes, and Southern California landscapes. Her canvases are saturated with color and a geometric quality defines the recognizable shapes and objects found throughout her compositions.

    Pecis has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Rockefeller Center, New York (2021); Timothy Taylor, London (2021); Spurs Gallery, Beijing (2020); Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York (2020); and Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida (2019). Recent group exhibitions include 13 Women: Variation I, Orange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, California (2022–2023); Present Generations: Creating the Scantland Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio (2021); FEEDBACK, The School at Jack Shainman Gallery, Kinderhook, New York (2021); L.A.: Views, Maki Gallery, Tokyo (2020); High Voltage, The Nassima-Landau Project, Tel Aviv, Israel (2020); and (Nothing but) Flowers, Karma, New York (2020). Her work is in the permanent collections of institutions including the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; Aïshti Foundation, Beirut; and Yuz Museum, Shanghai.

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PK Studio Phone

signed, titled and dated "Hilary Pecis 'PK Studio Phone' 2019" on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm)
Painted in 2019.

$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $214,200

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session

New York Auction 19 May 2022