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23910 24-Aug-2021 12:38:26 PM $4,000 autobid
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11121 15-Aug-2021 12:14:34 PM $3,500
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11121 15-Aug-2021 12:14:18 PM $3,000
23910 13-Aug-2021 08:22:19 PM $2,750 autobid
21125 13-Aug-2021 08:22:19 PM $2,500
23910 13-Aug-2021 05:57:32 PM $2,250 autobid
21125 11-Aug-2021 02:14:11 PM $2,000 autobid
21507 11-Aug-2021 02:14:10 PM $1,900 autobid
21125 10-Aug-2021 04:45:16 PM $1,800 autobid

LOT h233


Glass Building
acrylic on panel
on verso signed, titled and dated 2021
60 x 3 1/2 in, 152.4 x 8.9 cm

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Sold for: $5,000

Preview at: Heffel Vancouver

Collection of the Artist

Scott Sueme is a visual artist living and working in Vancouver, Canada. Solo exhibitions include Building Buildings at Mayberry Fine Art in Winnipeg (2021); Bone Broth at Mayberry Fine Art in Toronto (2019); Habitat (201), Homework (2018), and Retreat (2016), all at Kimoto Gallery in Vancouver. Selected group exhibitions include Intercepting the Nature of Colour and Form at Gallery Jones (2020); Sleeping Arrangements at Uprise Art in New York, NY (2019); Abstract Design Showcase at Kimoto Gallery in Vancouver (2017); Chance Visitor at A Word of Art in Cape Town, South Africa (2012); and Fast Forward at First Amendment Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Selected special projects include Pools, a mural installation and design at Mount Pleasant basketball court in Vancouver (2017), and Box of Crayons a mural installation and design at Hootsuite HQ in Vancouver (2016). Sueme’s work has been acquired by several corporate clients and collections including the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Parks Board, Edmonton Arts Council, Whistler Arts Council, HCMA Architecture, Nike Canada, Lululemon Athletica, The Civic Hotel, The Astoria Hotel, The Waldorf Hotel, among others. In 2016, Sueme created a mural with BAF at 150 E Cordova in Vancouver “to capture the energy and colourful design from graffiti and street art and convey it in a modern and sophisticated manner” (Sueme on his InGastown mural).

Glass Building is a part of Sueme's series Building Buildings. Building Buildings is an impression of city dwelling – how we construct, refine, nest, and live in spaces. The familiar escape from the city into the idealistic beauty of nature is reversed, where the artist turns inwards to draw inspiration from the details of everyday surroundings. The two-dimensionality of painting is challenged by releasing flatness and shifting towards volume and texture. Architectural motifs are mirrored through compositional forms, grids, and objects, mobilized by the materiality of paint. Glass Building is a unique work.

Please note: Consignor Hammer Price proceeds of this lot will benefit the artist and Burrard Arts Foundation. The Buyer is hereby advised to read fully the Terms and Conditions of Business and Catalogue Terms, including the Together Again | BAF Exhibition and Auction in support of Alumni Artists Sale Notice and Special Terms of Sale, and any Addendum or Erratum specific to the Together Again | BAF Exhibition and Auction.

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