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Current bid: $2,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

5211 28-Sep-2023 04:57:59 PM $2,000

The bidding history list updated on: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 05:34:45

LOT 404

1972 -

oil on board
on verso signed, titled and dated 2001
12 x 16 in, 30.5 x 40.6 cm

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000 CAD

Sold for: $2,500

Preview at:

Katharine Mulherin Contemporary 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.

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