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YOUNG, Purvis (American, 1943-2010). Untitled. (Joyous Figure). [Ca. 20th-21st century]. Mixed media on found wood. Signed upper right. Purvis Young was an American self-taught artist from the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, Florida. Young's work is often a blend of collage, painting and found objects. Young gained recognition as a with a strong collectors' following, including the likes of Jane Fonda, Damon Wayans, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, among others. In 2006, a feature documentary entitled Purvis of Overtown was produced about his life and work. His work is found in the collections of the American Folk Art Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the High Museum of Art, the National Museum of African American History and Culture among others. Surface dirt. Unusual textures inherent. This work has multiple nails sticking out of the back. 26 x 12”. Very good.
YOUNG, Purvis (American, 1943-2010). Untitled. (Joyous Figure).
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $390.00
Estimate: $500.00 - $700.00
Number Bids:5
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