Click to enlarge

Sale IT173 Lot 3000

AFTERMATH 12, 2014
Oil, acrylic and mixed media on canvas: 84 x 84 in.
In a New Yorker Article devoted to Sacks's work: "The paintings are “ravishingly beautiful,” Glenn Lowry, the director of the Museum of Modern Art, says, and “global, in the best sense of the word. Their sweep, from history to literature to world events, is astounding.” (New Yorker Magazine, "An Artist's Archaeology of The Mind: How Peter Sacks draws power from the hidden layers of his canvases" by Joshua Rothman, March 18, 2019

Peter Sacks's works can be found in many major collections: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Cooper Museum of African and African American Art, Cambridge; The Beyond Borders Foundation, Edinburgh; and The Collection of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Provenance: Property of a New York philanthropist
Estimate $60,000-80,000

Sold for $60,000.00

Next Lot   

Condition reports are provided to our clients only upon request. While our specialists strive for accuracy, any condition report is an opinion and The Potomack Company shall not be liable for any omission or error with regard to an item's description. Buyers should note that the absence of a condition report does not warrant that the item is completely free from wear and tear or any other imperfection.