Modern and Contemporary Art

Live Virtual Auction, 21 September 2022

Evening Sale
  • Cameron Platter; She was the Most Beautiful Woman I'd Ever Seen (Desireé the Femme-Fatale Go-Go Girl)
  • Cameron Platter; She was the Most Beautiful Woman I'd Ever Seen (Desireé the Femme-Fatale Go-Go Girl)
  • Cameron Platter; She was the Most Beautiful Woman I'd Ever Seen (Desireé the Femme-Fatale Go-Go Girl)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 120 000 - 160 000

About this Item

South African 1978-
She was the Most Beautiful Woman I'd Ever Seen (Desireé the Femme-Fatale Go-Go Girl)
2005

inscribed with the title, date and medium on a label adhered to the reverse

pencil crayon on paper
128 by 188cm excluding frame; 134 by 194 by 6cm including frame

Notes

The present lot was featured as part of Cameron Platter’s third solo exhibition in 2005 titled Life is Very Interesting. The exhibition comprised a series of large format pencil crayon drawings and a portfolio of prints designed “to present a narrative that incorporates... Platter’s bizarre world of dirty livin’ such as Cat Blofeld the World Dominatrix, The Zebras (from Outer Space), Dirty Harry the Croc as well as new characters The Yakuza Penguins and Desiree the Femme Fatale go-go girl.”1

1. In depth Art News, https://www.absolutearts.com/artsnews/2005/09/28/33340.html, accessed 2 August 2022.

Provenance

Bell-Roberts Contemporary Art Gallery, 2005.

Private Collection.

Exhibited

Bell-Roberts Contemporary Art Gallery, Cameron Platter: Life is Very Interesting, 28 September to 22 October 2005.

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