Artist: Karima Muyaes (Mexican, b.1960).
Title: "Ventanas [etching with aquatint]".
Medium: Color etching with aquatint.
Date: Composed 2002.
Dimensions: Overall size: 28 x 21 1/2 in. (711 x 546 mm). Image size: 19 1/2 x 13 9/16 in. (495 x 344 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil. Edition of 35. Wove paper. Full margins. Fine impression. Fine condition; two zinc plates utilized. Literature/catalogue raisonne: James Orr's provisional catalogue number PR78. Provenance: Private collection, Santa Barbara, California. This print was included in the one woman exhibition “Karima Muyaes: Retrospectiva, 1985-2007,” at the Museo de Arte Regional (Azcapotzalco), Mexico City, March-May, 2007. A Letter of Authenticity (LOA) from the Artist accompanies this lot. Comment(s): A listed artist, Karima Muyaes is currently one of the most innovative and talented international painters/printmakers. A major monograph on her work authored by Avelina Lesper, the foremost contemporary Mexican art critic, will be published early in 2021. Muyaes’s work has sold at Sotheby's (New York City), Swann Auction Galleries (New York City), Martin Gordon Auctions (Phoenix), Louis C. Morton (Mexico City), and Casa de Subastas Odalys (Madrid/Caracas), among others. In April of 2013 and again in 2018 she was chosen by the prestigious Mexican newspaper "Milenio" as one of the top 34 currently active Mexican artists and featured in a series of newspaper articles and TV appearances. Muyaes has an extensive worldwide exhibition history which includes a show that travelled throughout Sweden for two years, 2010-2012. Image copyright © Karima Muyaes. [16699-0-600]