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    Sale 5417

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    2 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 566

    Peter Halley (b. 1953)


    Price Realised  


    Peter Halley (b. 1953)
    signed twice and dated 'Peter Halley 1992' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on canvas
    87 1/8 x 76 x 3¾in. (221.1 x 193 x 9.5cm.)
    Executed in 1992

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    Pre-Lot Text

    There were the greats, Euclids, etc., but today everyone must work at trying to interpret the riddle of technology.

    Paul Virilio

    ..the history of abstract art is the history of a real progression in the social. It is the history of the organization of the compartmentalized spaces and the formal systems that make up the abstract world

    Peter Halley, Notes on Abstraction
    Published in Arts Magazine, New York, Vol. 61, June 1987