1 July 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000
DEBBIE HAN (b.1969)
Two Graces I, 2007
signed in ink on recto; signed and numbered 'AP1/2' in ink on label, printed label with credit, title, date and edition 'AP1/2' on backing board
47¼ x 55in. (120 x 140cm.) overall
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Of her Graces series, Korean-American Han states: 'The hybridization of the body of a specific Asian female with a western classical head challenges our familiar notions and stereotypes regarding beauty. Each "Grace" is captured in the midst of an everyday act, as opposed to an idealized pose of a classical sculpture.' (Hybrid Graces, p.41) Her works have been shown internationally and are held in various collections, including the Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia. She currently lives and works in Seoul.
AP1 aside from the sold-out edition of 7.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Debbie Han: Hybrid Graces, TouchART, 2008, pp.6-7 (detail), 175, 190.