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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist; Private Collection, New York

  • Artist Biography

    Tom Friedman

    American • 1965

    Tom Friedman is a multimedia artist working mainly in sculpture and works-on-paper. Interested in looking at the thin line between fantasy and autobiography, Friedman often creates works that push viewers into a complicit state of witnessing. His sculptures are composed of a multitude of objects, and he assembles them in such a way as to transform the mundane into an intricate work of art. He combines materials such as Styrofoam, foil, paper, clay, wire, hair and fuzz through a labor-intensive practice that seeks to tell a story, whether about himself or the world at large.

    Friedman's approach to autobiography is not memoiristic. Rather, he takes the smallest moments of his life, like a piece of paper found on the street, and blows it out of proportion.

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Untitled (Bee)

2007
Paper, hair, glue, plastic and paint.
2.2 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm. (7/8 x 5/8 x 1/2 in).

Estimate
£18,000 - 22,000 

Sold for £12,500

Contemporary Art Day Sale

13 Feb 2009, 2pm
London