May 11, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Tseng Kwong Chi

(New York/Hong Kong, 1950-1990)

Lake Ninevah, Vermont, (Expedition Series), 1985, photograph, 36 x 36 in. (sight); modern wood frame, 37 x 37 in.

Note: The Expeditionary Series photographs are self-portraits (also titled East Meets West), that depict the artist in front of generally recognizable destinations wearing his Mao suit and mirrored sun glasses.  Mr. Chi was a well known member of the downtown NY art scene he chronicled, that included Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. 

Provenance:Julie Saul Gallery, New York; A New York Corporate Collection


small areas of apparent retouching, small tear lower left margin, print currently unmatted (tears would be hidden if matted); frame with wear and chips to finish

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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