Penny Siopis, ‘Cakes: Treats’, Strauss & Co
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Penny Siopis

Cakes: Treats

Oil on canvas
24 4/5 × 35 1/5 in
63 × 89.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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About the work
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Strauss & Co

In the early 1980s, while teaching fine art in Durban, Siopis began work on a series of paintings …

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In the early 1980s, while teaching fine art in Durban, Siopis began work on a series of paintings depicting cakes and confections displayed in unusual perspective on tables, often with lace settings. This early Lot from 1982 is somewhat unusual for its hovering, casually photographic vantage – typically Siopis …

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Penny Siopis
South African, b. 1953
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In her diverse practice, Penny Siopis explores the intersection of personal and public histories in …

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In her diverse practice, Penny Siopis explores the intersection of personal and public histories in South Africa. In the 1980s, Siopis produced history paintings that addressed race and gender representation in public narratives. During the ’90s, she began making prints, video works, and monumental installations. In a …

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Penny Siopis, ‘Cakes: Treats’, Strauss & Co
Penny Siopis, ‘Cakes: Treats’, Strauss & Co
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Strauss & Co

In the early 1980s, while teaching fine art in Durban, Siopis began work on a series of paintings …

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In the early 1980s, while teaching fine art in Durban, Siopis began work on a series of paintings depicting cakes and confections displayed in unusual perspective on tables, often with lace settings. This early Lot from 1982 is somewhat unusual for its hovering, casually photographic vantage – typically Siopis …

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Penny Siopis
South African, b. 1953
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In her diverse practice, Penny Siopis explores the intersection of personal and public histories in …

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In her diverse practice, Penny Siopis explores the intersection of personal and public histories in South Africa. In the 1980s, Siopis produced history paintings that addressed race and gender representation in public narratives. During the ’90s, she began making prints, video works, and monumental installations. In a …

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Penny Siopis

Cakes: Treats

Oil on canvas
24 4/5 × 35 1/5 in
63 × 89.5 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed