Concrete Contemporary Art Online Auction

April 13, 2017

LOT 68
MICHAEL CLAGUE
  • MICHAEL CLAGUE
  • MICHAEL CLAGUE

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MICHAEL CLAGUE

RED SKY AT NIGHT (FROM THE “FALLING MAN” SERIES

oil and collage on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2014 on the overflap
15 ins x 15 ins; 38.1 cms x 38.1 cms

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Prolific painter, printmaker and collage artist, Michael Clague transforms his experiences and views on the human condition in his series, The 12 Confessions of the Falling Man. Clague was awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts this year, allowing him to expand on his "Falling Man" collection which will be the content for a forthcoming solo exhibition. In Red Sky at Night (2014), a work from the series depicting an isolated and uncontrolled free-falling man, is Clague's attempt to open a dialogue on mental health. The frenetically-painted figure, descending from the canvas' edge toward a desolate collaged landscape, lends the work an introspective quality.  

Provenance:

Private Collection, Montreal