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Bidding History
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847246 28-Sep-2023 04:55:06 PM $4,250

31465 28-Sep-2023 04:54:45 PM $4,000 AutoBid

847246 28-Sep-2023 04:54:45 PM $3,750

31465 28-Sep-2023 02:31:39 PM $3,500 AutoBid

18508 28-Sep-2023 02:30:55 PM $3,250

31465 28-Sep-2023 10:02:46 AM $3,000 AutoBid

The bidding history list updated on: Monday, March 04, 2024 09:13:55

LOT 405

1972 -

oil on board
initialed and on verso signed, titled and dated 2005
22 x 18 in, 55.9 x 45.7 cm

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000 CAD

Sold for: $5,313

Preview at:

Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Collection of George Hartman and Arlene Goldman, Toronto

Shary Boyle’s multidisciplinary practice explores the slippages that occur between imagination, perspectivity, and social history, and is almost always located in depictions of the figure. In mediums such as porcelain sculpture, installation, drawing, and painting, Boyle creates surrealistic worlds that are at once whimsical and slightly creepy, and seem to be set in the heady locales of enchanted forests or vaudeville circuses. Throughout, the figures she depicts are marginalized creatures that seem to be taken from folk myths and fairy tales: busted cartoons and toy dolls, lonely-girl monsters and sad-sack clowns. Baroque, imaginative, and darkly cosmic, her works provoke an excited bewilderment as they open up fissures of beauty and strangeness.

Please note: this work is unframed.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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