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Lot 12


Geoffrey Holder
UNTITLED

Poster
PAINTINGS/GRAPHICS AT THE BAY, Toronto - September 17 - October 7, 1980, Signed, 9/40, framed
36 x 22.5 in — 91.4 x 57.2 cm


Provenance:
Private Collection, Toronto
The Bay Art Gallery

Artist Bio:
There is hardly a branch of the arts in which dancer, choreographer, graphic artist, costume designer, actor, stage director, photographer, musician, and writer Geoffrey Holder (b. Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, 1 August 1930) has not made his mark.

The Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer (The Wiz) and created dance pieces for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Holder was also a prolific painter, ardent art collector, author and music composer. As a painter, he won a Guggenheim Fellowship.

His wife Carmen de Lavallade, also a dancer, was the subject of many of his works of art.



Estimate: $200–300


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