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Diane Victor

South African 1964- 


Victor’s work is renowned for its biting critique of contemporary society, corruption, and the legacies of colonialism and apartheid. Her exceptional draughtsmanship and technical innovation in drawing and printmaking make her work instantly recognisable. She has taught drawing and printmaking at various South African institutions and has exhibited widely.

In 1988 Diane Victor, then a recent BA Fine Arts graduate from Wits, became the youngest recipient of the Volkskas Atelier Award (now the ABSA L’Atelier Award). In 2009, she originated and editioned a series of drypoints at the David Krut Workshop, called Birth of a Nation. She exhibited these works along with a series of smoke drawing portraits at David Krut Projects, New York, in 2010, returning to the US in January 2011 to show at Grinnell College in Iowa. Victor was the subject of TAXI-013 (a publication in the David Krut Publishing TAXI Art Book series) as well as Burning the Candle at Both Ends, a monograph published to coincide with Victor’s two-part exhibition, Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust, at the University of Johannesburg Art Gallery. Victor’s works are included in many collections locally and internationally, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the New York Public Library, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.


183 lots offered      67.76% sold      R 4 741 074
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Diane Victor; Melancholia II
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 29 313
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; All for the Right Price
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 5 628
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Burning Day
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 7 622
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Sara Finn Dressing
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 3 283
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Memories
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 8 208
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Easy as Pie
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 3 518
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Graphic...
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 4 690
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Hypoxis rooperi (African Potato)
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 8 208
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Wasent (sic) it a Long Way Down
11 Jul 2021
Sold for R 9 380
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Three Fates
11 Jul 2021
Unsold
 
Diane Victor; Trawler
11 Jul 2021
Unsold
 
Diane Victor; Smoke Portrait
7 Jun 2021
Sold for R 24 623
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT

Results in green indicate post sales.


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