Dec 10, 2020 - Sale 2554

Sale 2554 - Lot 199

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
Me and U Hesus Gots a Long Ways 2 Go.

Oil, pastel and charcoal on cotton canvas, 2008. 1219x914mm; 48x36 inches. Signed, titled and dated in ink, verso.

Provenance: private collection.

Exhibited: Danny Simmons: From Here to There, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, NY, October 8 - November 23, 2009; Lana Woods Gallery, Harlem, New York, 2007.

This vibrant canvas by Danny Simmons epitomises his bold and expressive abstraction. Simmons has shown extensively in museum and gallery exhibitions over the past 20 years. His paintings are in the collections of the Anacostia Museum, Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC, the Hampton Museum, Hampton, VA and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York. Simmons was the co-founder of the Def Poetry Jam performance series and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.