Contemporary Art

including the Property of a Collector
Contemporary

6:00pm Sat 15 Feb 2020

Lots

Select a Session

Go to Lot


Click on the image to zoom

Lot 10

Sudanese 1966-
Interlude
signed and dated 10; signed twice, dated 2010, inscribed with the title, medium and dimensions on the reverse
mixed media on canvas
170 by 170cm

 View a Condition Report

 Cape Town Office



In the work Interlude, Hussein Salim’s densely layered painted surface imparts a sense of deep time – of civilizations rising and falling, of lives being lived and forgotten, of stories being inscribed, erased, and re-inscribed. This work is a palimpsest of the historical and the contemporary, the cultural and the personal.

“For me, art not only evokes memories and contemplation of the loss of home but it also encounters the present and shapes the future. My work is the product of a rich heritage from my origins in Sudan, my training there and my recent diasporic experience. As a Sudanese, my past and present are marred with memories of loss, isolation, migration, exile and forgotten heritage.”1

1. Hussein Salim, Artist’s Statement



Estimate: R 80 000 - 120 000 

This Auction has not started


Lot Images Select an image below to view


Other lots that might interest you

Lot 85

Tom Cullberg
Tomorrow is a Long Time
R 80 000 - 120 000

Lot 13

Andrzej Urbanski
A050 12/12/15
R 80 000 - 120 000

Lot 69

George Lilanga
Wafulaiya w kuzaliwa kwa mtoto wao kutimiza mika mitato toka kuzaliwa
R 80 000 - 120 000

Lot 100

Francisco Vidal
If I am Free it's Because I am Always Running, No 2
R 150 000 - 200 000

Lot 71

Redouane Ouarzaz
Untitled
R 40 000 - 60 000

Lot 14

Owusu-Ankomah
Thinking the Microcron No 6
R 180 000 - 240 000