Apr 02, 2015 - Sale 2378

Sale 2378 - Lot 171

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
EUGENE J. MARTIN (1938 - 2005)

Acrylic on cotton canvas, 2000. 762x610 mm; 30x24 inches. Signed, dated and inscribed © in acrylic, lower right.

Provenance: the estate of the artist.

Exhibited: Eugene Martin, Eugene Ohr, Frank Gehry: What a Concept, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum, Biloxi, MS, June 5 - December 1, 2012.

This dynamic composition is a wonderful example of the distinctive abstraction of Eugene Martin.

Martin's paintings and collages are included in such permanent collections as the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Paul R. Jones Collection, University of Delaware, the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art, Savannah, GA, the Munich Museum of Modern Art, the Louisiana State University Museum, Baton Rouge, LA, and the Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE.