Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 308

Large David Bierk Landscape Painting

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: David Bierk (1944-2002)
Marking(s); notes: signed, stamped; 2000
Country of origin; materials: Canadian; oil on canvas, rusted iron on board
Dimensions (H, W, D): 46.5"h, 38.5"w; 51.25"h, 43.25"w frame
Additional Information: Work is titled "After History, Evening Sky." David Bierk's postmodernist landscapes are reimaginings of works by the Hudson River school of painters. He honors natural history as well as art history, encasing passionate, idealized vistas in rusted steel symbolic of the competition between nature and industry. (source:, obituary) Gallery label to reverse: Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, New York. Provenance: Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, New York (image of purchase receipt available) | Private Collection, Weston, Florida, acquired 2000.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good, circular mark in upper third (beneath varnish, possibly artist intent), light scratch in outer/abstract area (condition of art only)