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Lucy McKenzie (B. 1977)

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Lucy McKenzie (B. 1977)

Flood

Details
Lucy McKenzie (B. 1977) Flood metallic paint and oil on canvas 38 ½ x 30 ¾in. (98 x 78cm.) Painted in 2000
Provenance
Victoria Miro Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
VAT rate of 20% is payable on hammer price and buyer's premium

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Lot Essay

Painted in 2000, Lucy McKenzie’s Flood is an early work from her celebrated multi-disciplinary practice. Born in Glasgow in 1977, and now Professor of Painting at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, McKenzie draws inspiration a wide variety of visual sources, including Eastern European propaganda murals, German abstract painting, Cold War iconography, industrialist typeface and 1980s pop culture. Through painting, sculpture, installation, fashion and interior design, fiction writing and illustration, her works allude to passé utopias and fleeting moments of idealism, seeking to create new meanings in the collision of disparate styles, media and reference points. She has exhibited internationally, including at the Venice Biennale and Tate Britain in 2003, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2007 and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne in 2009.

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