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Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952) Echo

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
406
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Jim Shaw (American, b. 1952)

Echo from the series My Mirage
Unsigned.
Asphalt on acoustical tile, 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the current owner in 1988.

Exhibitions: LA Hot and Cool: Pioneers, Bank of Boston Art Gallery/MIT List Visual Art Center, Cambridge, November 23, 1987-January 15, 1988.

N.B. In his series, My Mirage, Jim Shaw referenced cultural and political events of the 1960s and 1970s, including the U.S. moon landings and the Kent State shootings. Here, Shaw appropriated the iconic image of Kent State student Mary Ann Vecchio from John Filo's Pulitzer Prize-winning news photograph.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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