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    Sale 2836

    Two in One; Contemporary Art from Witte de With & de Appel

    20 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 86

    Geoffrey Farmer (CANADIAN, B. 1967)

    Clouds of Stone - a trident with tentacles of viscous lava

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    Geoffrey Farmer (CANADIAN, B. 1967)
    Clouds of Stone - a trident with tentacles of viscous lava
    paper collage, fabric, metal stand and wood
    51 x 25 x 17 cm.
    Executed in 2009. This work in unique.


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    Geoffrey Farmer lives and works in Vancouver. He creates complex installations that consist of multiple elements and activate narratives drawn from diverse sources including social history, popular culture, art history and literature. In 2008 Witte de With presented his first major solo exhibition in Europe. Recent solo exhibitions include: Geoffrey Farmer, Muse d'art contemporain de Montral (2008); The Last Two Million Years, The Drawing Room, London (2007); Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland; and Spacex, Exeter (2007); Pale Fire Freedom Machine, Power Plant Gallery, Toronto (2005); The Blacking Factory, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2002). He participated at many group shows such as The World As A Stage, Tate Modern, London (2007), and ICA Boston (2008); Gasoline Rainbows, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2007); Classified Materials, Vancouver Art Gallery; and Intertidal: Vancouver Art & Artists, MuHKA, Antwerp (both 2005).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Witte de With