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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 60

    Tomás Sánchez (Cuban b. 1948)

    La garza y el meditador

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    Tomás Sánchez (Cuban b. 1948)
    La garza y el meditador
    signed and dated 'Tomás Sánchez 2002' (lower right) also signed, titled and dated 'Tomás Sánchez, LA GARZA Y EL MEDITADOR, 2002' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas
    29 7/8 x 39½ in. (75.8 x 100.3 cm.)
    Painted in 2002.


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    "The spectator is really a witness. There's a state of meditation called the consciousness of the witness. It's one of absolute quietude in which you perceive the diversity of the world and also discern its continuing movement."

    The artist in conversation with E. J. Sullivan, Tomás Sánchez, E. J. Sullivan, 2003.

    Provenance

    Marlborough Gallery, New York.
    Abbott Family collection, New York and Boston.
    David Castillo Gallery, Miami.
    Acquired from the above by the present onwer.


    Literature

    G. García Márquez and E.J. Sullivan, Tomás Sánchez, Milan, 2003, p. 210, no. 179 (illustrated in color).