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LOT 046

General Idea
1969 - 1994

Untitled (Ziggurat Painting #1)
acrylic on canvas
on verso signed General Idea on the tacking margin of the stretched canvas and dated 1968
106 x 72 in 269.2 x 182.9 cm

Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000

Sold for: $64,250

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By descent within the family of Felix Partz, a member of the General Idea collective, Winnipeg

John Bentley Mays, “Hot Pink Pyramids: Antiques of the 60’s,” The Globe and Mail, September 18, 1982, page E15
General Idea and Jan Debbaut, General Idea 1968 - 1984, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, 1984, page 25
John Bentley Mays, “The Power of the Brushstroke Continues,” The Globe and Mail, January 1, 1991, page C3
Denise Leclerc and Pierre Dessureault, The 60s in Canada, National Gallery of Canada, 2005, page 82
AA Bronson, Ziggurat: General Idea 1968 - 1994, 2017, page 7

Please note: this work is unframed.

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Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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