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Silent Auction 2024

Fri, May 10, 2024 03:00AM EDT - Sat, Jun 1, 2024 04:00PM EDT
  2024-05-10 03:00:00 2024-06-01 16:00:00 America/New_York Crocker Art Museum Crocker Art Museum : Silent Auction 2024
The Crocker Art Museum's Silent Auction features over 100 original works of art by emerging artists and some of the biggest names in the Sacramento region and beyond. Bidding for the Silent Auction will open May 10 and ends Saturday, June 1, with one artwork closing every minute starting at 1 PM PDT.
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Lot 257

RENÉ MARTUCCI, Brindle Dog on Four Boxes

Estimate: $2,250 - $2,750
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René Martucci
Brindle Dog on Four Boxes
36.5 x 8 x 16 in.
Fair market value: $2500

Information provided by the Artist: Investigating the ordinary is a pervasive theme in Martucci’s work. A figurative artist, she focuses on people and animals as her subject matter. In choosing everyday themes, Martucci seeks to represent thoughts, emotions, and simple truths. Martucci is best known for her use of dog imagery. Her animal themes brought her to a project with artist Judy Chicago. Working together, Martucci sculpted clay cats for Chicago to China paint. Martucci’s column series features a dog balanced on stacks raising them to eye level. “This elevation of the common object is very much in the tradition of Funk art absent the affronting banality that defined many of these works,” says ceramic historian Nancy Servis. Graduating from University of California, Davis, in 1983, Martucci studied with Robert Arneson, Manual Neri, and Wayne Thiebaud. She sculpted at ceramic lab TB-9 with a dynamic group of students including Lisa Reinertson, Arthur Gonzalez and Tony Natsoulas.

Overall Dimensions
Height: 36.50
Width: 8.00
Depth: 16.00

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