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  • Provenance

    Loyal Gallery, Stockholm
    Private Collection
    Phillips, London, 30 June 2015, lot 229
    Private Collection, London

  • Exhibited

    Stockholm, Loyal Gallery, Katherine Bernhardt: Kiss Me Kate, 9 March - 22 April 2007

  • Artist Biography

    Katherine Bernhardt

    American • 1975

    Katherine Bernhardt, whether in her paintings or make-shift Moroccan rugs, is rapt by neons and geometries. The artist, who works in New York, takes an almost hasty-flick of a brushstroke that lands as a jagged architectural form — figures cut in space and in buzzing colors that leave a mental trace.

    Seemingly each month, multiple galleries, museums or art fairs across the world exhibit Bernhardt's large-scale fantasies and rug-centric installations, as seen in 2017 at Art Basel and with a solo retrospective at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth. "I think the best painters don't intellectualize their own art—they just make stuff," she says; but with sharks circling trash in the water in today's climate, as is depicted in Sharks, Toilet Paper and Plantains, it's not hard to see Bernhardt's deeper meanings. 

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Adidas Sneaker (My Adidas, LL Cool J.)

signed, titled and dated 'Katherine Bernhardt ""MY ADIDAS" L.L.COOL J." 2006' on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
122.2 x 152.5 cm (48 1/8 x 60 in.)
Painted in 2006.

£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £9,375

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