Online Auction

It’s Elemental: Line and Colour in Contemporary Art

October 24 - 29, 2020

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A beautifully cohesive auction with expressive works by established artists, “It’s Elemental” focuses on the intersection of line and colour in contemporary art. Carefully curated over many months, this auction asks collectors to reconsider the basic principles of design and how they manifest in the work of this diverse group of artists.

Canadian artists of note include John Hartman, Wanda Koop, Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Yves Gaucher, Melanie Authier, Nicole Katsuras, Greg Hardy and Angela Leach.

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Kristin Vance

Associate Specialist

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Alec Kerr

Consignment Coordinator

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Yvonne Monestier

Director, Fine Arts Division

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