Phillips London New Now Auction on 13 July to Include Highlight Works by Arthur Jafa and Francesca Mollett, among others

Arthur Jafa is a renowned contemporary artist whose diverse practice encompasses film, photography, and installation. His work explores racism, challenging preconceptions about the Black experience and African-American cultural identity. Jafa’s video The White Album earned him the prestigious Golden Lion at the 2019 Venice Biennale for its exploration of whiteness and white visual culture. His powerful artworks, including video montages, collages, and installations, are internationally recognized for their emotional impact. Through his art, and exemplified in the present work Bloods (2019), Jafa defies stereotypes surrounding black males and establishes himself as a significant and influential voice in the realm of contemporary art.

This sale also features a selection of cutting-edge up-and-coming artists, among them Francesca Mollett. Mollett’s artistic style leans towards abstraction, enabling her to transcend boundaries between various artistic forms. Her creative process draws inspiration from the dynamic and ever-evolving elements of weather and water, resulting in mesmerizing and influential artworks. Further ultra contemporary artists in the sale include Vojtěch Kovařík, and Sarah Miska, whose latest show opens at Night Gallery in LA this weekend.  

Francesca Mollett

G.H., 2019

Estimate: £6,000 – 8,000


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