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  • Provenance

    Galería de Arte Artizar, Santa Cruz
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Catalogue Essay

    Executed in 1996, Peter Schuyyf’s, Untitled presents a colourful work on canvas that plays on the illusion of geometry and three-dimensional texture. He embodies traditional painterly technique while incorporating psychedelic patterns by building up thin layers of paint. As a Dutch-born American artist, he trained at the Vancouver School of Art and later moved to New York in the early 1980s. Contemporaries such as Ashley Bickerton, Peter Halley and Phillip Taaffe were amongst some who had influence on his body of work, contributing toward the Neo-Geo movement. Schuyff is celebrated in collections at the Modern Museum of Art, New York, the Broad Museum, Los Angeles and most recently at his on-going solo exhibition at White Cube, London.

98

Untitled

signed, inscribed and dedicated on the reverse 'Para Angel St Cruz MCMXCXII Schuyff XCVI'
oil on canvas
92 x 91.5 cm (36 1/4 x 36 in.)
Painted in 1996.

Estimate
£7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for £17,500

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London Auction 15 July 2020