Star Field I
Artwork: Star Field I
Size: 48.2 x 68.5 cm
Medium: Graphite on paper
Creation year: 1982
Marks: Signed and dated 'Vija Celmins 1981-82' (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Drawn in 1981-1982
Provenance: David McKee Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1983
Exhibition history: Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-1986, December 1986-January 1988, pp. 98 and 341 (illustrated upside down); Santa Monica, Pence Gallery, Good Works, 1989; Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania; Seattle, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Vija Celmins, November 1992-February 1994, p. 92 (illustrated upside down); San Francisco, Haines Gallery, Significant Artists: Works on Paper, October-November 1994; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, pp. 118, 300-301 and 356, fig. 84, no. 38 (illustrated in color); Paris, Centre Pompidou; Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Vija Celmins: Dessins/Drawings, October 2006-April 2007, pp. 112-113, no. 45 (illustrated in color upside down); San Jose Museum of Art, De-Natured: Work from the Anderson Collection and the Anderson Graphic Arts Co

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-11-15
Lot Number: 2C