Lot 57 (The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, 26th February 2017)
Sold for £10,000
* MITCH GRIFFITHS (BRITISH B 1971 - ), SEE NO EVIL oil on canvas 120cm x 100cm Framed Gallery label verso: Halcyon Gallery, Knightsbridge, London. Inscribed with title, artist's name and stock no. Provenance: Deceased estate. This painting is shown and documented on the artist's website and was completed in 2006. Note: On 7th June 2016, the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia unveiled 21 works by Mitch Griffiths as part of the remarkable exhibition: Realisms. The paintings, selected by Dimitri Ozerkov, Curator and Director of the Contemporary Art Department at the State Hermitage Museum, were exhibited at the historic institution until 18 September. The unique opportunity to exhibit at one of the world's largest and most prestigious museums of art and culture marks a seminal moment in Griffiths' already celbrated career and the collection on display spanned the breadth of Griffiths' artistic concerns for more than a decade. Please see: http://www.halcyongallery.com/artists/mitch-griffiths Note: This is believed to be the first major work by Mitch Griffiths to be offered at public auction.
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