Sale IT173 Lot 3000
PETER SACKS (SOUTH AFRICAN/AMERICAN,1950-)
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 â€śravishingly beautiful,â€ť Glenn Lowry, the director of the Museum of Modern Art, says, and â€śglobal, in the best sense of the word. Their sweep, from history to literature to world events, is astounding.â€ť (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
Sold for $60,000.00