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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Oct 13, 2022
(California, born 1946)
Dots: Umbrella, signed on handle "Kim MacConnel 89", paint on umbrella, 34-3/8 x 43 in. open; Tea Cup, cup personalized for "Barbra" and signed underneath saucer and cup "Kim 90", ceramic with color and copper luster glaze, cup 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 3-5/8 in., saucer 6-1/2 in.
Note: Kim MacConnel is an important figure in the Pattern and Decoration movement of the seventies. His work was exhibited at the Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, where the movement gained definition. Most of his works are still only available through galleries. His work has been exhibited in the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibitions in 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, and 1985; The Museum of Modern Art's An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, 1984; The Venice Biennale, 1984; inSite 1992, 1994. MacConnels? work belongs in such collections as the National Gallery of Art, the Morton G. Neumann Family Collection, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Albright-Knox Gallery, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
For more information see Quint Gallery, San Diego. .
Provenance: Gift from the artist to Barbara Lilinfeld, former CFO for Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
umbrella with two bent 'splines', toning and some light surface diry, tape at one end, cup and saucer in good condition
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