Concrete Contemporary Art Online Auction

April 13, 2017


Lot 1


Lot 1 Details


archival pigment print
edition of 5
24 ins x 36 ins; 61 cms x 91.4 cms

Estimate $4,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Private Collection, Toronto


Nicholas Pye was born in Torquay, England in 1976 and currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada. As a musician, Nicholas released four albums and toured in the mid-1990s. Moving from music to visual art, he completed his undergraduate degree at OCAD in 2002 followed by his MFA degree at Concordia University in Cinema production in 2005. He maintains an active art practice both independently and collaboratively. His interests integrate performance, cinema, installation and large format still photography.

Pye has exhibited his work at institutions such as the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; The Phillips Collection, Washington DC; Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Australia; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto; The Power Plant, Toronto; the Glenbow Museum, Calgary; the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria; the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid and Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris. His work been screened in numerous international film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival, Canada; the Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland; and Les Rencontres Internationales in Paris, Berlin, and Madrid. His work has also been exhibited internationally in art galleries throughout Toronto, New York, Washington, London, Berlin, and Madrid among others.

-Courtesy of the artist


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