Apr 05, 2018 - Sale 2472

Sale 2472 - Lot 146

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 25,000
JAMES LITTLE (1952 - )
Soulful Memories.

Oil on linen canvas, 1999-2000. 591x749 mm; 23 1/4x29 1/2 inches. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "oil on linen" and "©" in oil, verso.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; private collection.

Born in Memphis, Little earned a BFA from the Memphis Academy of Arts in 1974, and a MFA from Syracuse University in 1976. He has been based in New York ever since, showing his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions. A grant award from the Joan Mitchell Foundation and his critically acclaimed 2009 solo exhibition at June Kelly Gallery cemented his reputation as a leading abstract artist. Little's paintings are in the collections of the New Jersey State Museum, the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Library of Congress, Washington, DC and the Paul R. Jones Collection, Atlanta.