Canadian artists making more waves


 

Article from the Toronto Star – 29.12.2007

A defining moment in the Canadian visual art market came last month when Prototype for New Understanding #5, the hand-sewn sneaker mask by Brian Jungen, went for $163,500 at the Sotheby’s auction in Toronto to an unknown New York buyer. It was about five times the predicted sales price for the work from the British Columbia artist…

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Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen, Prototypes for New Understanding (1998-2005), partial installation view.  Photo Trevor Mills/Vancouver Art Gallery. Brian Jungen, Prototypes for New Understanding (1998-2005), partial installation view. Photo Trevor Mills/Vancouver Art Gallery.

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