Larry Rivers - New Now New York Wednesday, March 9, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Marlborough, New York
    Christie's, New York, September 26, 2002, lot 765
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings, December 13, 1967–February 4, 1968, no. 119, p.12
    New York, Marlborough, Larry Rivers: 1965-1970, December 1970–January 1971, no. 13, pp. 13, 21 (illustrated, p. 21)
    New York, Marlborough, Larry Rivers: Paintings and Drawings: 1951-2001, May 3–June 4, 2005, no. 27, pp. 34, 104 (illustrated, p. 34)

  • Literature

    Sam Hunter, Larry Rivers, New York, 1969, pl. 207, n.p. (illustrated)
    Frank Bowling, "If you can't draw, trace," Arts Magazine, vol. 45, no. 4, February 1971, p. 21 (illustrated)
    Milly Heyd, Mutual Reflections: Jews and Blacks in American Art, New Brunswick, 1999, p. 152

76

Throwaway Dress: New York to Nairobi

oil on burlap and canvas collage on canvas mounted to panel
46 x 78 in. (116.8 x 198.1 cm)
Executed in 1967.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $31,500

Contact Specialist

Avery Semjen

Head of Sale, New Now

212 940 1207

[email protected]

New Now

New York Auction 9 March 2022