Work by STIK goes under the hammer at Sotheby’s Contemporary Discoveries

Work by STIK goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Contemporary Discoveries

British street artist STIK, renowned for his unique stick figure characters, has become a prominent name in the international art scene. Originating from the East London street art milieu, his creations have transcended urban landscapes to garner global acclaim. He is known for his minimalist stick figures, often monochromatic and marked by their expressive dot eyes.

These simple forms powerfully capture a spectrum of human emotions and social narratives, resonating deeply with viewers. STIK addresses various social issues through his figures, making his work both visually striking and socially significant. STIK’s ability to convey complex emotional and societal themes through minimalist figures has carved him a niche in the art world and made his creations highly sought after by collectors globally.

Work by STIK goes under the hammer at Sotheby's Contemporary Discoveries
signed with the artist’s emblem in pencil, numbered 10/50
screenprint in colours on Somerset wove paper
image: 106.1 by 33.8cm. 41¾ by 13¼in.
sheet: 111.8 by 38cm. 44 by 15in.

Collectors can participate in an online auction as part of Sotheby’s ‘Contemporary Discoveries’ and have the chance to add a piece of STIK’s artwork to their collection. This auction will conclude on January 26, 2024, at 2:00 PM GMT. For collectors and admirers of STIK’s work, this is an excellent opportunity not to be missed.

Up for grabs is STIK’s 2009 piece titled ‘Diva.’ This work is a screenprint in colours on Somerset woven paper, showcasing the artist’s emblematic minimalistic muse. ‘Diva’ measures 106.1 by 33.8 cm (image) and 111.8 by 38 cm (sheet). Notably, this piece is the 10th impression in a limited edition of 50 and bears the publisher Squarity’s blindstamp from London, signed by STIK in pencil.

STIK auction at Sotheby’s Contemporary Discoveries Ends on 26th January 2024, 14.00 GMT Online Only

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