Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 245

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
HUGH STEERS (1962-1995)

Purple Ribbon.

Oil on paper, 1988. 12x11 inches, 33x28 cm.

Published in Hugh Steers : The Complete Paintings, 1983-1994, New York : Visual AIDS, 2015, page 203, catalogue number CR211.

Additional Details

Steers was influenced by artists such as Edward Hopper and Paul Cadmus, and captured the gay community in the late 1980s and early 1990s in New York. He died of complications from AIDS at the age of 32. His
paintings are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Walker Art Center and the Denver Art Museum.