Portia Zvavahera - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, October 14, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Collector’s Digest


    •    Phillips set an auction record for the artist in the London 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 20 October 2020. Arising from the Unknown (2019) sold for £163,800.


    •    Ndinewe (I’m with you) [2] is the first work on paper by the artist to be offered at auction. It is representative of her bold invention in the figurative tradition.


    •    In November 2021, David Zwirner will present Ndirikukuona which will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in New York and her second with the gallery.

    • Provenance

      Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
      Acquired from the above by the present owner

    • Literature

      Nomaduma Rosa Masilela and Stevenson, Portia Zvavahera: I'm with You, Cape Town/ Johannesburg, 2017, p. 120 (illustrated, p. 91)


Ndinewe (I'm with you) [2]

signed and dated 'Portia Zvavahera 2016' lower right
oil-based printing ink and oil bar on paper
202.5 x 140 cm (79 3/4 x 55 1/8 in.)
Executed in 2016.

Full Cataloguing

£20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for £81,900

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 14 October 2021