Vaughn Spann - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session New York Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gallery Josephine, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
    Private Collection, Los Angeles
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Vaughn Spann

    Vaughn Spann is an American contemporary artist whose practice explores the natures of space, memory, and time using the ostensibly competing languages of abstraction and figuration. Approaching his work through traditional formalistic lenses focusing on line, color, and shape, Spann locates subjects from deeply personal spaces and articulates their essences on the painted surface, using metaphysical reflections to question our experiencing of the world around us.

    Spann uses painting to recreate encounters with people and places he finds compelling, gauging their essences when viewed through in retrospect. His experimentations with unconventional materials augments his explorations of personal and historical narratives. Spann lives and works in New Haven, Connecticut, where he also received his MFA from Yale University.

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Dalmatian No. 6 (Martha's Vineyard)

signed, signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated "Vaughn Spann VS 2018 "DALMATIAN NO. 6 (MARTHAS VINEYEARD)"" on the reverse
polymer, Flashe, terry cloth and molding paste on canvas
50 x 50 in. (127 x 127 cm)
Executed in 2018.

$50,000 - 70,000 

Contact Specialist

Patrizia Koenig 
Specialist, Head of Sale, Afternoon Session
+1 212 940 1279 

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session

New York Auction 15 November 2023