Contemporary Art

Live Auction, 16 February 2019

Contemporary Auction

Sold for

ZAR 43 244
Lot 84
  • Diane Victor; Landscape with Figural Procession


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 43 244

About this Item

South African 1964-
Landscape with Figural Procession
signed
pastel and needlepoint on paper
62 by 144cm excluding frame

Notes

Running above the desolate landscape one can view the procession of figures made with small pin holes.

Diane Victor is an artist of uncompromising directness. Her pastel, charcoal and linocut works typically confront viewers with a highly charged, often fraught psychological landscape. ‘I cannot just leave issues that anger or upset me alone,’ she once observed in an interview. ‘They are still part of my range of choices and an element of my social conscience – that want almost to rattle people or make them take one step beyond their comfort zone.’1

  1. Sean O’Toole. (2003) [Online] Available: http://www.artthrob.co.za/03feb/artbio.html [7 December 2018

Provenance

Russell Kaplan Auctioneers, Johannesburg, 25 October 2014, lot 43.

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