Story Nov 17, 2017 New York, NY

New Auction Record for Pat Steir

Congratulations to Pat Steir!

At Sotheby’s, Smaller Yellow on Blue Waterfall (1992) by the American artist realized a record price, doubling its estimate.

Steir’s explosive Waterfalls offer a stereophonic experience, an invitation to enter the realm of her celestial climatic ‘pours’ and feel the visceral impact of these entities in space. Earlier this fall, Lévy Gorvy proudly presented Pat Steir: Kairos, an exhibition that showcased her most recent paintings and signaled a methodological and philosophical continuity with her celebrated Waterfall series.

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Pat Steir, Smaller Yellow on Blue Waterfall, 1992, Oil on canvas, 120 by 84 in. 304.8 by 213.4 cm. Image courtesy of Sotheby’s

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