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Sale IT200 Lot 2003

PETER SACKS (SOUTH AFRICAN/AMERICAN,1950-)
DRIFT, 2006
Triptych mixed media on canvas: 57 1/2 x 45 in. (each)
Verso inscribed with title on canvas: Africa / Continental Drift 3/3

Note: 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: Purchased from the artist; Private Collection, New York

Literature: Peter Sacks Works / Oeuvres, 2003-2006, p. 36 illus.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

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