WILLIAM QUIGLEY (B. 1961) Untitled (diptych)
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Signed and dated (on the reverse) Acrylic on canvas 81.28 x 188.6 cm (32 x 74 1/14in.) Executed in 1990 Provenance: Private Collection, acquired from the artist This lot is under temporary exportation and is subject to import tax (EU). Based in New York City and East Hampton, American painter William Quigley has a MFA from Columbia University, and has lived and exhibited across Europe and the USA. His work has been shown at institutions such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Miro Foundation in Mallorca, as well as at art fairs including Art Basel. Quigley is known for a varied body of work. In the earlier stages of his career, his paintings were merely abstract, influenced by Anselm Kiefer, Pollock, and de Kooning. After spending time painting in Venezuela, Quigley moved to Los Angeles in 1990, where he lived for over a decade, and in 1994 he founded the Los Angeles-based AB Gallery, which focused on the works of young artists.