Artwork by Barbara McGivern,  New York #5

Barbara McGivern
New York #5

mixed media and added objects on New York City map, wrapped around stretched canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse; unframed
16.5 x 11.5 x 2.75 ins ( 41.9 x 29.2 x 7 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Price Realized $210.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

A Private Canadian Collection

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Barbara McGivern

Barbara McGivern was a contemporary Toronto artist born in 1945. After working at Columbia Pictures Television for several years, she decided to take up painting in 1981. Three years later, she enrolled at the Ontario College of Art and Design, studying under acclaimed Canadian artists including Graham Coughtry. McGivern graduated in 1988 in Experimental Arts. She was inspired by her teachers, her immediate surroundings and her travels. During a 1992 trip to Europe, she was enthralled by exhibitions of Henri Matisse, Fernando Botero and the French Impressionists. She experimented with many styles and subjects, from abstraction to still lifes to urban scenes. Throughout her career, McGivern was represented by galleries in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton as well as Dubai, Zurich, Berlin, London, Paris and Madrid.