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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 275


    Nude VI

    Price Realised  


    Nude VI

    hats and thread on canvas
    86 3/8 x 118 ½ x 6 1/8in. (219.5 x 301 x 15.5cm.)
    Executed in 2012

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    “The artist’s remarkable gift for realizing the pictorial potential of ordinary utensils can also be linked to the idiosyncratic notion of gambiarra, a Brazilian term that literally means ‘improvisation but more generally embodies the prevalent attitude of making do with little in a country where many still live close to the poverty line. In that sense, his works questions notions of Brazilian identity both in form and content.” (H. AMIRSADEGHI, Contemporary Art Brazil, London 2012, p. 106)

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    Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2012.


    London, Thomas Dane Gallery, Full Catastrophe, 2012.
    London, Saatchi Gallery, Pangaea II: New Art From Africa and Latin America, 2015, pp. 72-73.