Mark Grotjahn - Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Thursday, November 15, 2012 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills

  • Catalogue Essay

    …the “Butterfies” are fairly planned out. They’re still intuitive, but I generally know where they’re going. It’s a different kind of freedom, a different kind of expressionism. It’s personal without being overly personal.

    (Mark Grotjahn quoted in J. Tumlir, “Big Nose and Baby the Moose”, Flash Art, n. 252, January – February 2007).


Untitled (Black and Cream Butterfly #548)

crayon and graphite on paper
24 x 19 in. (61 x 48.3 cm)

$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $242,500

Contemporary Art Day Sale

16 November 2012
New York