Media charred and carved wood
Size 20 x 16.5 in. / 50.8 x 41.9 cm.
Sold $1,000 Estimate $1,400 - $2,800
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $2,800 - signed and titled verso; framed
Made from salvaged beehive bases found in a shed of an apoary purchased by the artist. Approximately 160 of these panels were charred and carved by chainsaw, photographed and edited into an animation of a flickering flame. They were exhibited as a wall installation and released to collectors. Firewall was exhibited at the Whyte Museum in 2004 as part of Elemental Inspiration
Generously donated by Peter von Tiesenhausen, see website at tiesenhausen.net/; represented by Willock and Sax, Banff, see website at willockandsaxgallery.com and by Norberg Hall, Calgary by Norberg Hall, Calgary, see website norberghall.com and others
Peter von Tiesenhausen ~ [b.1959] Canadian
see Peter von Tiesenhausen, Deluge, by J.Stebbins, S.A.A.G., 2000; Peter von Tiesenhausen, Songs for Pythagoras, by Catherine Crowston, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2018; included in Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998, by C.Crowston/C.Mastin, pg.29, E.A.G. and Glenbow Museum, 1998; also listed in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 2003