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Lot 110

ESTER HERNANDEZ, Sun Mad III

Estimate: $2,070 - $2,530
Starting Bid
$1,150

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Ester Hernandez
Sun Mad III
1981
Screen print
28.5 x 22.5 in.
Fair market value: $2300

Information provided by the Artist: Ester Hernandez was born in California’s San Joaquin Valley to a Mexican/Yaqui farm worker family. The University of California, Berkeley, graduate is an internationally acclaimed San Francisco-based visual artist. She is best known for her depiction of Latina/Native women through her pastels, prints, and installations. Her work reflects social, political, ecological, and spiritual themes. Hernandez has had numerous national and international solo and group shows. Among others, her work is included in the permanent collections of the National Museum of American Art – Smithsonian; Library of Congress; Legion of Honor, San Francisco; National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago; Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo, Mexico City; Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Her artistic and personal archives are housed at Stanford University. Sun Mad is in the collection of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, the Smithsonian, the Victoria and Albert Museum in Londo, and was recently acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


Overall Dimensions
Height: 28.50
Width: 22.50

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