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Lot 150

Martin Wong, Attributed: Brick

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000

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Martin Wong, Attributed(Chinese-American, 1946-1999): Brick, 1988. Acrylic on canvas, framed, signed and dated on bottom stitcher bar.

Martin Wong (Chinese-American, 1946-1999) was a Chinese-American artist and poet whose work played a significant role in the graffiti and street art movements of the 1970s and 1980s. Known for his detailed urban landscapes and vibrant colors, Wong captured the spirit and energy of New York City's Lower East Side during a transformative period. His paintings and murals not only depicted the city's graffiti culture but also explored themes of identity, race, and urban life, making him a vital contributor to the contemporary art scene.

19 x 23.5 inches framed; 16 x 20 in. canvas.

Private collection, USA.

Condition

Excellent condition, no notable flaws; light discoloration visible on the back of the canvas.

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