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Sale 2504 Lot 174
ALLISON JANAE HAMILTON (1984 - )
The Traveller III.
Chromogenic print, 2014. 610x610 mm; 24x24 inches, face mounted. Signed, dated and numbered 2/7 in white ink on the mount verso.
Provenance: donated by the artist and acquired from the 2016 Exhibition and Art Auction Gala, Washington Project for the Arts; private collection, Washington DC (2016).
Allison Janae Hamilton is an artist who works in photography, installation, video, sculpture and taxidermy. Within these diverse media, Hamilton's develops themes from various fairy tales, myths, superstitions, sermons, relics and archival family photographs; her images are deeply rooted within the imagined adventures of fictional characters and their environments. Her work draws from the literary ideas of magical realism, Southern Gothic, and the carnivalesque. Hamilton is a 2018-19 artist-in-residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Hamilton's work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC, the Jewish Museum, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, and the Rush Arts Foundation, New York.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $8,125