Donald Sultan, ‘Six Yellows’, 2004, Print, Screenprint in colors with black velvet and flocking on Somerset paper, Heritage Auctions
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Donald Sultan

Six Yellows, 2004

Screenprint in colors with black velvet and flocking on Somerset paper
29 3/4 × 38 in
75.6 × 96.5 cm
Edition 34/60 + 20AP
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Published by Wantanabe Studios, New York

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Matted and …

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Donald Sultan
American, b. 1951
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Donald Sultan’s large-scale still life paintings are filled with rich iconography—provocative objects, like bulbous fruits, set against a tar-black background. Although primarily classified as a still lifes, Sultan maintains that his works (despite their representational objects—flowers, lemons, eggs, buttons) are first and foremost abstract. Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Sultan moved to New York City in 1975 upon completion of his advanced studies. He is recognized as a painter, printmaker, and sculptor, and best known for his large compositions made following a unique technique: in place of canvas, Sultan covers masonite with 12-inch vinyl floor tiles, from which he cuts geometric and organic forms. Sultan fills the negative spaces with tar or plaster, followed by a layer of paint; his resulting images are distinctively textured and equally balance the contrast of positive and negative space.

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Published by Wantanabe Studios, New York

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Matted and framed under acrylic.

Framed Dimensions 35 X 42.75 Inches

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Initialed, numbered, dated, and titled in pencil along edges
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Donald Sultan
American, b. 1951
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Donald Sultan’s large-scale still life paintings are filled with rich iconography—provocative objects, like bulbous fruits, set against a tar-black background. Although primarily classified as a still lifes, Sultan maintains that his works (despite their representational objects—flowers, lemons, eggs, buttons) are first and foremost abstract. Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Sultan moved to New York City in 1975 upon completion of his advanced studies. He is recognized as a painter, printmaker, and sculptor, and best known for his large compositions made following a unique technique: in place of canvas, Sultan covers masonite with 12-inch vinyl floor tiles, from which he cuts geometric and organic forms. Sultan fills the negative spaces with tar or plaster, followed by a layer of paint; his resulting images are distinctively textured and equally balance the contrast of positive and negative space.

Donald Sultan

Six Yellows, 2004

Screenprint in colors with black velvet and flocking on Somerset paper
29 3/4 × 38 in
75.6 × 96.5 cm
Edition 34/60 + 20AP
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