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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    Julie Mehretu (B. 1970)

    Mind Breath Drawing (15)

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    Julie Mehretu (B. 1970)
    Mind Breath Drawing (15)
    signed, inscribed and dated 'Julie Mehretu 2010 Berlin' (on the reverse)
    graphite on paper
    24 7/8 x 35 5/8in. (63.2 x 90.5cm.)
    Executed in 2010

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    ‘I have [an] understanding of architectural language and its history. I’ve also grown with my language and am able to put a lot more thought into how to approach a particular idea or perspective or experience and translate that…There’s this big part of the language that’s so intuitive or self-conscious… while I think about images and I look at images and have them all over the studio, I’m using abstraction to make the work (J. Mehretu, quoted in, L. Chua, BOMB-Artists in Conversation, reproduced at http://bombmagazine.org/article/2714/julie-mehretu).

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    Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.
    White Cube.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.