Artist: Karima Muyaes (Mexican, b.1960).
Title: "Beaded Bird".
Medium: Acrylic on board, with glass beads and nickel silver "milagros" applied.
Date: Composed 2009.
Dimensions: Overall size: 18 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (464 x 343 mm). Image size: 12 9/16 x 8 5/8 in. (319 x 219 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed and dated, lower right. Fine condition, without losses to beads or milagros. Muyaes considers the frame on this painting to be an intregal part of the object. Literature/catalogue raisonne: James Orr's provisional catalogue number PA214. Comment(s): Upon request, a Letter of Authenticity (LOA) from the Artist accompanies this lot. 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 in the fall of 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. [23479-10-400]