Oct 04, 2018 - Sale 2487

Sale 2487 - Lot 167

Price Realized: $ 16,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000

Photogravure with screenprint on wove paper, 1991. 2000x991 mm; 78 3/4x39 inches (sheet). Signed, dated and numbered 44/60 in pencil, lower right.

Provenance: Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, with the label on the frame back; the Dr. Robert H. Derden Collection of Contemporary Art, Chicago (1991).

Conceptual artist Lorna Simpson explores the experiences of African-American women in contemporary society. In Counting she brings together imagery that places social and political emphasis on the physical transformation of hair for African-American women.