2 weeks ago
Mark bradford’s ‘bear running from the shotgun’ – a highlight of our 20th century series in london – will be offered in our post-war and contemporary art evening auction in march. #christies20thcentury
using media found around south central los angeles, from posters and billboard ads to newsprint and endpapers, bradford’s multi-layered compositions are a sharp critique of contemporary society.
last year, bradford was chosen to represent the united states at the venice biennale. his installation ‘pickett’s charge’ is currently on display at the hirshhorn museum and sculpture garden until november.
mark bradford (b. 1961), ‘bear running from the shotgun’, 2014. mixed media collage on canvas, 84 x 108 in. (213.4 x 274.3 cm.). estimate: £2,200,000–2,800,000.
post-war and contemporary art evening auction – 6 march at christie’s london.
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