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George Condo

Robot Girl, 2012

Patinated bronze
11 × 7 × 6 in
27.9 × 17.8 × 15.2 cm
Edition 2/4 + 1AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Phillips

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Stamped with the artist's initials, numbered and dated 'GC 2/4 '12' on the lower edge; further stamped with the foundry mark on the lower … Read more
George Condo
American, b. 1957
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George Condo’s work is populated by a cast of characters whose bulging eyes, bulbous cheeks, proliferating limbs, and hideous over- and under-bites set them apart as a singular species. Drawing on vastly diverse painting practices—like Pablo Picasso, Diego Velázquez, Henri Matisse, and Cy Twombly—Condo absorbs a vast range of art-historical sources, yet, at the same, creates a pictorial language characteristically his own, one that investigates the macabre, the carnivalesque, and the abject. He calls his surrealistic style “psychological cubism”, exploiting “our own imperfections—the private, off-moments or unseen aspects of humanity—that often give way to some of painting’s most beautiful moments.” Even Condo’s most abstract works, like Internal Space (2005) with its impenetrable geometric scaffolding of forms radiating from the painting’s center, explore the furthest extremes of the human psyche.

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Phillips

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Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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Stamped with the artist's initials, numbered and dated 'GC 2/4 '12' on the lower edge; further stamped with the foundry mark on the lower … Read more
George Condo
American, b. 1957
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George Condo’s work is populated by a cast of characters whose bulging eyes, bulbous cheeks, proliferating limbs, and hideous over- and under-bites set them apart as a singular species. Drawing on vastly diverse painting practices—like Pablo Picasso, Diego Velázquez, Henri Matisse, and Cy Twombly—Condo absorbs a vast range of art-historical sources, yet, at the same, creates a pictorial language characteristically his own, one that investigates the macabre, the carnivalesque, and the abject. He calls his surrealistic style “psychological cubism”, exploiting “our own imperfections—the private, off-moments or unseen aspects of humanity—that often give way to some of painting’s most beautiful moments.” Even Condo’s most abstract works, like Internal Space (2005) with its impenetrable geometric scaffolding of forms radiating from the painting’s center, explore the furthest extremes of the human psyche.

George Condo

Robot Girl, 2012

Patinated bronze
11 × 7 × 6 in
27.9 × 17.8 × 15.2 cm
Edition 2/4 + 1AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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