Vija Celmins, ‘Comet’, 1992, Print, Linocut, Upsilon Gallery
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Vija Celmins

Comet, 1992

Linocut
20 1/2 × 22 3/4 in
52.1 × 57.8 cm
Edition of 80
.
$40,000 - 50,000
Location
New York, London, Miami
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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil on lower margin
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Vija Celmins
Latvian, b. 1938
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Vija Celmins creates subtle, often delicate, monochromatic paintings, drawings and prints based largely on her own photographs of the desert, sea, night sky, and other natural phenomena. Using graphite, erasers, electric erasers and charcoal dust among other tools and materials, Celmins investigates the nature of physical and metaphorical presence, as well as the spatial implications of drawing. There is a sense of quietude and wonder in much of the work, and a notable banishing of any direct human presence. Her serial explorations of a single subject include the Mojave Desert in the U.S., a place she has often photographed, and a spider’s web.

Vija Celmins, ‘Comet’, 1992, Print, Linocut, Upsilon Gallery
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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil on lower margin
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Vija Celmins
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$49,000–$52,500
This work
$0
$73,500+
Vija Celmins
Latvian, b. 1938
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Vija Celmins creates subtle, often delicate, monochromatic paintings, drawings and prints based largely on her own photographs of the desert, sea, night sky, and other natural phenomena. Using graphite, erasers, electric erasers and charcoal dust among other tools and materials, Celmins investigates the nature of physical and metaphorical presence, as well as the spatial implications of drawing. There is a sense of quietude and wonder in much of the work, and a notable banishing of any direct human presence. Her serial explorations of a single subject include the Mojave Desert in the U.S., a place she has often photographed, and a spider’s web.

Vija Celmins

Comet, 1992

Linocut
20 1/2 × 22 3/4 in
52.1 × 57.8 cm
Edition of 80
.
$40,000 - 50,000
Location
New York, London, Miami
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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