Tal R - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
    Victoria Miro, London
    Private Collection
    Christie's, London, 30 June 2010, lot 5
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Saatchi Gallery, The Triumph of Painting II, 5 July - 30 October 2005, p. 171 (illustrated)
    Leeds City Art Gallery, The Triumph of Painting, 26 January - 12 March 2006

  • Catalogue Essay

    'A work of art can reveal certain aspects of human nature that other fields can’t. Art is so important for a society, because it is the ghost in the machine.' Tal R


Last drawing before mars

signed, stencilled, titled and dated '"Last drawing Before Mars" Tal R 03/04' upper right; further signed, titled and dated '"LAST DRAWING BEFORE MARS" TAL R 03/04' on the reverse
printed paper collage, paper collage, acrylic, aluminium foil, wax crayon, biro, colouring pencil, fabric and glitter on paper mounted on board
280.9 x 280 cm (110 5/8 x 110 1/4 in.)
Executed in 2003-04.

£30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for £137,500

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 8 March 2019