Marcel Dzama

PRice Range (Hammer PRice)
$1000 - $25,800
1974 -
Painter
Marcel Dzama
1974 -
Bio

Marcel Dzama's work is inhabited by an expansive cast of recurring human, animal, and hybrid characters. The artist has developed an immediately recognizable visual language that penetratingly explores human action and motivation, often by means of the violent, erotic, grotesque, and absurd. His practice unleashes a universe of childhood fantasies and otherworldly fairy tales, drawing equally from folk vernacular as from artistic influences such as Dada and Marcel Duchamp.

Notable Collections

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Art Gallery of Ontario
Art Institute of Chicago
Bass Museum of Art
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Fundacion Helga de Alvear, Madrid
Kresge Art Museum
M_csarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal
Musee national d'art moderne/Centre de creation industrielle, Paros
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon
Museum of Contemporary Art, LA
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Canada
Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Tate Gallery, London
Vancouver Art Gallery
Winnipeg Art Gallery

Avg. Bid vs. Low Estimate
101.00%
The percentage above low estimate collectors have bid in the past 5 years.
1 Year Sales Volume
50
The amount of pieces bought in the last year of this artist.
Sell-Through Rate
41.33%
The percentage of pieces that sell on auction.
Total Sales
$777,058.00
Avg. Mid Estimate
$4,989.55
Avg. Hammer Price
$4,415.10
Top Price Realized
$25,800.00
Solo Shows
46
Group Shows
129
Museum Exhibitions
43
9.8
out of 10
ArtVenture Rating

Our experts have identified this artist as having outstanding investment potential. We consider their work as an exceptional investment.

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Comparison to Canadian Art Market Trend
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