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Modern & Contemporary Art + Design

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 701

CHROMA aka Rick Wolfryd Darth Vader Sculpture, 50"H

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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$100,000 $10,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: CHROMA aka Rick Wolfryd (b. 1953) in collaboration with Huichol artisans
Marking(s); notes: signed; .0001 TP; 2022
Country of origin; materials: American, Mexican; plastic, glass
Dimensions (H, W, D): 49"h, 21"w, 11"d
Additional Information: Sculpture from the "Universal Man" series is titled "Warrior When I Need You." Each of the one hundred Darth Vader-inspired works in the edition is unique in color and design. This large work is a follow-up to Wolfryd's "Alterations" series, for which he partnered with Huichol artisans to create versions of well-known pop art and art toy pieces, intricately embellished in the beadwork of the Huichol people of Mexico. Historically associated with religious significance, the beading practice has in time become more commercial. Lot is accompanied by the Certificate of Authenticity issued by Wolfryd Collection. Provenance: Artist.

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