Nicolas Party - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Artist Biography

    Nicolas Party

    Nicolas Party (b. 1980) is a Swiss visual artist living and working in New York City and Brussels.
    He received his BFA from the Lausanne School of Art in 2004 and his MFA from the Glasgow
    School of Art, in Glasgow, Scotland in 2009. Party’s works on paper and canvas are most often done
    in colorful soft pastel, the most common subject matter being fantastical still life and portraits.


    Recent solo exhibitions include Karma, New York (2021–22, 2017); Le Consortium,
    Dijon, France (2021); Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland (2021); MASI
    Lugano, Switzerland (2021); Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles (2020); Xavier Hufkens,
    Brussels (2019); Modern Institute, Glasgow (2019); M Woods Museum, Beijing
    (2018); Magritte Museum, Brussels (2018); Kaufmann Repetto, Milan (2018);
    Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); and Dallas Museum of Art (2016). Party’s
    work is represented in the collections of the David Roberts Art Foundation, London;
    Migros Museum, Zurich; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; and the Sifang Art
    Museum, Nanjing, China.

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Portrait with a Seahorse Necklace

Woodcut, on Gampi-shi paper, with full margins, with the accompanying yellow slipcase and monograph, the print loose (as issued), all contained in the original cardboard box.
I. 24.5 x 20.4 cm (9 5/8 x 8 in.)
S. 28.4 x 24.3 cm (11 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
box 38 x 32.5 x 6 cm (14 7/8 x 12 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

The print signed and numbered 65/100 in pencil, the monograph further signed and numbered in black ball-point pen on the justification page (there were 8 artist's proofs), co-published by Phaidon and Artspace, New York, the print unframed.

£1,500 - 2,000 

Sold for £1,143

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 7 - 8 June 2023