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Lot #1015

Artist Mary Kavanagh
Title Watching Hill Craters: 1968 Nuclear Feasibility Studies, Canadian Forces Base Suffield
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Media inkjet print on archival paper
Dated 2022
Size 12.5 x 52 in. / 31.8 x 132.1 cm.
Frame Size 16.75 x 56.25 x 1.5 in.
Sold $1,900 Estimate $1,200 - $2,275

Notes
three photographs in one frame; signed, titled and dated verso

Provenance
proceeds going to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; donated by the artist; see artist's website at marykavanagh.ca


Biographical Information
Mary Kavanagh ~ [b.1965] Canadian
Mary Kavanagh is a professor and Board of Governors Research Chair in the Department of Art at the University of Lethbridge, where she has taught since 2000. For over twenty years, Kavanagh’s work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions across Canada and abroad. Artist residencies at the Santa Fe Art Institute, the Center for Land Use Interpretation, and the Canadian Forces Artists Program, have resulted in sustained examinations of weaponized landscapes, nuclear culture, and the material evidence of war and conflict. She is Principal Investigator of a SSHRC Insight Grant for her project, Atomic Tourist: Trinity, that explores nuclear anxiety in the 21st century with a focus on the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test in the desert of New Mexico. Kavanagh is currently documenting uranium extraction sites across Canada.

see artist's website at marykavanagh.ca; an exhibition and major publication with the Southern Alberta Art Gallery was held in 2019 titled Daughters of Uranium

listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website

Sold
CAD $1,900 - Paddle # 100650
Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
100650
5/21/2022 1:23:59 PM
CAD $1,900
101122
5/21/2022 1:23:59 PM
CAD $1,800
100650
5/21/2022 1:21:59 PM
CAD $1,700
101122
5/21/2022 1:21:58 PM
CAD $1,600
100650
5/21/2022 1:19:57 PM
CAD $1,500
101122
5/21/2022 1:19:57 PM
CAD $1,400
100650
5/21/2022 1:18:29 PM
CAD $1,300
101122
5/21/2022 1:17:15 PM
CAD $1,200

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