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Mickalene Thomas (American, b.1971)
LOT ID: 65222
BROOKLYN MUSEUM BENEFIT- Interior: Striped Foyer, 2011

Collage, on paper
11 х 8.5 in. (27.94 x 21.59 cm.)
Signed, on the verso
Lot description
BROOKLYN ARTISTS BALL AUCTION
This artwork is being auctioned in conjunction with the Brooklyn Artists Ball, celebrating women artists and the fifth anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. All proceeds from the auction benefit the Museum's education, exhibition, and outreach programs .The artwork in this auction will be on view at the museum from April 13-18 and will be showcased at the Brooklyn Artists Ball Benefit on Wednesday, April 18th. For more information please call (718) 501-6423 or email auction@brooklynmuseum.org .

THE FRAMING IS INCLUDED WITH THIS WORK.

Mickalene Thomas uses the imagery of the black power movement and 1970's blaxploitation to explore the archetype of the black female in America today. She graduated from the Yale MFA program in 2002 and had many notable residencies around the world. Thomas is currently represented by Lehmann Maupin in New York, Rhona Hoffman Gallery in Chicago and Susanne Vielmetter Projects in Los Angeles. Her work is included in permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the San Francisco Museum of Modern amongst others.
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