Apr 05, 2018 - Sale 2472

Sale 2472 - Lot 142

Price Realized: $ 11,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
COLUMBUS KNOX (1923 - 1999)
Crap Shot.

Acrylic on linen canvas, 1997. 864x610 mm; 34x24 inches. Signed and dated "11'97" in acrylic, lower left.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; private collection, California.

Columbus Knox's work has been included in exhibitions at the Woodmere Art Museum, African-American Museum of Philadelphia, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the University of Pennsylvania and the Free Library of Philadelphia. Through his affiliation with the Minority Resource Arts Council and as the former art director for The West Philadelphia Art Alliance's Celebrating Art, Knox provided inspiration for young emerging artists and for people who may have had limited exposure to art galleries and museums.