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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)

    O Brinquedo

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    Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)
    O Brinquedo
    signed, titled and dated 'B. Milhazes 1996/97 "O Brinquedo"' (on the reverse)
    oil, acrylic, enamel, gold leaf and metallic paints on canvas
    74¼ x 72in. (188.5 x 183cm.)
    Painted in 1996-97


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    "One thing that I work with is op art. I want to have optical movements, disturbing things; such visions that your eyes would be disturbed when you see them. You don't have the real center of the composition, and your eyes are always moving. It's rather disturbing, even vertigo. That way, I feel like you have a communication with the entire world" (Milhazes quoted in "Interview with Beatriz Milhazes" in RES Art World/World Art, No. 2, May 2008, p. 8).

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Galeria Camargo Vilaça, Sao Paulo.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the title should read 'O Brinquedo'.