October 27, 2016 (in progress)
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 39: James Nares, “Blue Cocoons,” Work on Paper, 1980(65 views)
Oil on paper, with deckled edges.
James Nares — (b.1953) English artist and filmmaker
Signed and dated “James Nares, 1980” in pencil on lower right, recto.
Titled in pencil on verso.
Hinged to backboard.
Provenance: Gift from the Artist to the Present Owner
Sheet dimensions: 39 ¼ x 29 ¾ in
Board dimensions: 40 ¾ x 31 ½ in
James Nares (English, b.1953)
James Nares is an English artist and filmmaker living and working in New York City. Nares was a member of the no wave group James Chance and the Contortions and was a founding member of the group Colab. He studied at the Chelsea Art School, London, and the School of Visual Arts, New York. His works are exhibited and collected internationally.
In good condition. With very faint pigment stain to the extreme center right edge of sheet. Stains to left edge 3 inches from top and 5 inches from bottom. Handling marks and mild surface soiling.
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