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    Sale 1242

    Modern & Contemporary Art

    16 March 2016, Dubai

  • Lot 159

    Walid Siti (Iraqi, b. 1954)

    Chasing Utopia II

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Walid Siti (Iraqi, b. 1954)
    Chasing Utopia II
    signed and dated ‘W. Siti ‘13’ (on the base)
    straw and acrylic on MDF in Plexiglas display case
    15 ¾ x 15 ¾ x 15 ¾in. (40 x 40 x 40cm.)
    Executed in 2013, this work is unique


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is displayed in a Plexiglass case.


    Literature

    T. Chukri, “The Art of Redemption”, in Canvas, Vol. 8, Issue 3, May-June 2012 (illustrated in colour, p. 118).