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    Sale 2093

    Open House

    30 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 78

    Lezley Saar (B. 1953)

    Things Fall Apart: Young Woman From Mali
    signed and dated 'Lezley Saar '99' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and fabric laid down on plywood in artist frame
    24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1999.

    Things Fall Apart: Man with Nkrumah Haircut (African Series)
    signed and dated 'Lezley Saar 2000' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and fabric laid down on plywood in artist frame
    20¼ x 16¼ in. (51.4 x 41.3 cm.)
    Executed in 2000. (2)

    Price Realised  

    Lezley Saar (B. 1953)
    Things Fall Apart: Young Woman From Mali
    signed and dated 'Lezley Saar '99' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and fabric laid down on plywood in artist frame
    24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1999.

    Things Fall Apart: Man with Nkrumah Haircut (African Series)
    signed and dated 'Lezley Saar 2000' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and fabric laid down on plywood in artist frame
    20¼ x 16¼ in. (51.4 x 41.3 cm.)
    Executed in 2000. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the present owner


    Exhibited

    Lubbock, Museum of Texas Tech University; Colorado Springs, Center for Contemporary Art; Moscow, Pritchard Art Gallery; Jackson, Smith Robertson Cultural Center; College Station, Stark University Center Galleries; Newport News, Peninsula Fine Arts Center; Baton Rouge, Shaw Center for the Arts; Los Angeles, California African American Museum; Bermuda, Bermuda National Gallery, Living With Art, January 2003-February 2008.