Crocker Art Museum
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Silent Auction 2023

Wed, May 10, 2023 04:00PM EDT - Sun, Jun 4, 2023 04:00PM EDT
Lot 234

JOHN YOYOGI FORTES, Sitting on the Precipice

Estimate: $2,250 - $2,750

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John Yoyogi Fortes
Sitting on the Precipice
Acrylic, enamel pen, spray paint and pencil on canvas
24 x 17 in.
Fair market value: $2500

John Yoyogi Fortes explores a physical and psychological landscape of self, culture, and identity through a bicultural lens. John has exhibited nationally and internationally and his paintings are held in numerous collections including the Asian American Art Centre in NY, the Nevada Museum of Art, the Triton Museum of Art, and the Crocker Art Museum. His work was included in the International Arts & Artists exhibition Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity which traveled to museums and universities throughout the Eastern U.S. Fortes has received grants from Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, the California Arts Council and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. He was nominated twice for the Alliance of Artists Communities, Vision from the New California Project. John attended residencies at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha and the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans. Born in Tokyo, Japan, John lives with his wife and daughter in Sacramento, California.

Overall Dimensions
Height: 24.00
Width: 17.00

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