Oct 07, 2021 - Sale 2581

Sale 2581 - Lot 229

Price Realized: $ 27,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
Confluence of Grievances.

Oil on cotton canvas, 2012. 1524x1219 mm; 60x48 inches. Signed, titled and dated in ink, upper left verso.

Provenance: private collection.

This vibrant canvas by Danny Simmons epitomizes his bold and expressive abstraction. Simmons has shown extensively in museum and gallery exhibitions over the past 20 years. His paintings are found in many institutional collections including the Brooklyn Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art, the United Nations, Montclair State Museum, the New Jersey State Museum, the Anacostia Museum, the Hampton University Museum and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Simmons was the co-founder of the Def Poetry Jam performance series and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.