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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; There's Fire in the Thatch
11 Nov 2019
Sold for R 341 400
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Indemnities for Late Believers, diptych
17 Feb 2018
Sold for R 284 200
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Disasters of Peace
10 Nov 2014
Sold for R 181 888
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Practicing Poise; Learning Posture
30 Jun 2014
Sold for R 159 152
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Trinity Fetish (Straight Dress II, XXX, Mercy Seat), three
13 Oct 2014
Sold for R 147 784
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Oh My God
8 Nov 2020
Sold for R 136 560
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Teaching Your Hyenas to Sing
16 Feb 2019
Sold for R 136 560
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Rhino
7 Nov 2016
Sold for R 136 416
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Learning Posture
9 Nov 2021
Sold for R 125 180
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Nelson-Ash, Long Walk
23 Apr 2014
Sold for R 122 955
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; The Lost Rider
15 Feb 2020
Sold for R 113 800
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Diane Victor; Let Sleeping Croc's Lie
6 Mar 2017
Sold for R 113 680
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT

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