Lot 17: James Nares, "Untitled," Painting, 1993
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Oil on canvas
James Nares -- English artist and filmmaker, b. 1953
Signed by the artist and dated in black marker on verso
Provenance: Gift from the Artist to the Present Owner
Dimensions: 8 x 6 in (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
"Untitled" presents a single, precisely-wrought brushstroke--a recurring element in James Nares' work--in an inviting blue-green rife with texture, depth, and energy.
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 overall excellent condition, some minor marks to surface of work, with imperfections inherent to canvas.
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