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Current bid: $2,500 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

846971 31-Mar-2022 08:01:10 PM $2,500

1775 31-Mar-2022 03:26:03 PM $2,250 AutoBid

29774 31-Mar-2022 03:26:03 PM $2,000 AutoBid

1775 31-Mar-2022 03:26:03 PM $1,900 AutoBid

29774 31-Mar-2022 03:26:03 PM $1,800 AutoBid

1775 31-Mar-2022 03:26:02 PM $1,700 AutoBid

29774 31-Mar-2022 07:27:47 AM $1,600 AutoBid

39071 30-Mar-2022 09:51:59 AM $1,500

29774 30-Mar-2022 09:51:26 AM $1,400 AutoBid

39071 30-Mar-2022 09:51:26 AM $1,300

29774 30-Mar-2022 09:50:20 AM $1,200 AutoBid

39071 30-Mar-2022 09:50:20 AM $1,100

29774 09-Mar-2022 01:12:35 PM $1,000 AutoBid

The bidding history list updated on: Sunday, November 27, 2022 03:37:23

LOT 719

ARCA ASA
1937 -
Canadian

Muskeg Baby #2
steel sculpture
on verso signed, titled and dated 2008
42 x 18 x 6 in, 106.7 x 45.7 x 15.2 cm

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 CAD

Sold for: $3,125

Preview at: Heffel Calgary

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the Artist
Private Collection, Calgary


Katie Ohe wrote "My early years were spent growing up in muskeg country. I understood the muskeg to be a formidable, mystical place, a place where you could suddenly sink into the unstable wetland and disappear forever. To me it was a flat, limitless distant land full of pools, lakes and sloughs of open water. It was sometimes hidden in mist and fog. The tamarack, the black spruce and willows thrive in this unstable place. Ecologically, the muskeg thrives with birth life and death-decay and new life again. It is a cycle that is eons old. Moose graze and dig for soggy sustenance around its swampy border. The muskeg in winter is forbidding. The relentless cold awaiting a forgotten spring. Our homestead was centered on a sand hill rising from the muskeg lowland. It consisted of our home, outbuildings, furrowed ploughed fields, stones, sand pits, birch and poplar trees. We could see for miles from this hill. Cows and horses grazed here. In the evenings, we could hear the sand hill cranes, the loons and the red wing blackbirds. On the hour, we heard the distant roar and whistle of the trains. The McLeod river flowed somewhere beyond the muskeg. On a clear day, the river banks were visible from our hill. The natural smells of each season were fresh and pure."


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