Feb 17, 2009 - Sale 2169

Sale 2169 - Lot 169

Price Realized: $ 3,840
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
XAVIERA SIMMONS
Set of three C-prints.

High Season Brown, 2004 * One Day and Back Then (Standing), 2007 * Untitled, 2007. Each 407x508 mm; 16x20 inches. Each printed in 2008. Each signed, dated 2008 and inscribed "Special Edition set" and numbered 1-3/3 in ink, verso.

Provenance: the artist, donated to the fund.

Xaviera Simmons produces photographs, installation performances and videos that expand on
notions surrounding landscape, aesthetics, participation and history. She received a B.F.A. in photography from Bard College in 2004, and participated in the studio program of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 2005. The following year, Simmons was commissioned by Art in General to create a six-month installation/performance project, and was an artist in residence at The Center for Photography at Woodstock. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions nationally and internationally, including Frequency at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Zacheta National Art Gallery, Warsaw, Poland, The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and the current Street Art, Street Life at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Simmons is the 2008 recipient of The David C. Driskell Prize awarded by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta and an In the Public Realm commission from The Public Art Fund, New York.
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