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Sat, Jun 1, 2024 05:30PM EDT - Sat, Jun 1, 2024 10:00PM EDT
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The Live Auction will take place in person at the Crocker Art Museum on Saturday, June 1, 2024, and features select works of art by the Sacramento region’s most renowned artists. See the Auction Description for information on how to place an absentee bid by Thursday, May 30.
Crocker Art Museum
Lot 112

HARRY LUM, White Figure on Yellow Ground

Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000
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Harry Lum
White Figure on Yellow Ground
Oil on canvas
58 x 44 in.
Fair market value: $20000



Information provided by the Artist: Harry Lum (1930–2022), the son of Chinese immigrants, was raised in San Francisco's vibrant Chinatown. Lum earned his MA at University of California, Berkeley, in 1954. Influenced by Bay Area Figurative painters such as Paul Wonner and Richard Diebenkorn, Lum viewed figuration as a means to delve into the essence of humanity. A Fulbright scholarship took him to Paris from 1959 to 1960. Upon returning, he taught at UC Berkeley, Richmond Art Center, and Grossmont College in El Cajon, where he remained until his retirement in 1995 when he moved to Nevada City. Lum's artistic legacy spans six decades, marked by solo exhibitions at prestigious venues like the Mill College Art Museum, San Jose Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Art, the Berkeley, and Dana Reich Galleries. His work featured prominently in exhibitions at SFMOMA, Oakland Museum, Mills College Art Museum, The Fine Arts Museums, San Diego Museum of Art, and Gallery Paule Anglim. His work is in the Crocker Art Museum's permanent collection.



Overall Dimensions
Height: 58.00
Width: 44.00

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