Nicolas Pol - Contemporary Art Evening Sale London Tuesday, October 11, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Feedback Ltd, New York; Private Collection

  • Catalogue Essay

    “Pol’s work consists of raw, engaging pieces that incorporate layered paint,stencils, text and silk-screening that draw from and concurrently commenton predominant themes in pop culture and advertising. The viewer isimmediately engrossed by Pol’s use of brilliant primary colors that seemto have been boldly applied to the canvas. Despite the frenetic nature ofthe pieces, the earthy, graffiti-like quality of the work speaks to a universalmythology that is accessible to all.”

    (E. Barker, ‘Nicolas Pol’s “Sick Atavus of the New Blood”’, in Whitewall, 9 May 2011)

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Specialist of Peace

2009
Oil and mixed media on canvas.
186.1 × 237.5 cm (73 1/4 × 93 1/2 in).
Signed, titled and dated ‘Specialist of Peace, N.A. POL, 2009’ on the reverse.

Estimate
£30,000 - 50,000 ‡ ♠

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

12 October 2011
London