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July 1015, 2021
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LOT 35

Lot 35


Lot 35 Details


oil and mixed media on canvas
signed, titled and dated on the reverse
40 ins x 30 ins; 101.6 cms x 76.2 cms

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Private Collection, Toronto


Teodora Pica is a senior Canadian visual artist living in Toronto who maintains her practice in Toronto and in the historic village of Brasov in Transylvania, Romania. She works in painting, sculpture, experimental printmaking and photography. The third generation of a family of artists, she first studied at the Ion Mincu University of Architecture in Bucharest. She obtained a Bachelor of Architecture degree from John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto, and later, she studied painting and drawing at the Ontario College of Art and Design University. In August 2014 she graduated from Goucher College, in Baltimore, MD, with a Master of Arts in Arts Administration diploma. Pica has exhibited her work together with other independent artists internationally, collaborating with commercial and public galleries, as well as museums, in Canada, USA, Belgium, Italy, Romania and Mexico.

She works onsite at ARTUNIT studio in Toronto. An extension of the gallery, the studio is a creative “laboratory” where Pica initiates collaborative experimental art projects.

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LOT 35

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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