> TELEPHONE US 212.355.5710
Emma Hirst B. 1988
About your purchase...
  • Purchases outside the continental US - please call for shipping rates
  • New York state residents are charged sales tax

 

Terms of Sale:

 

The work of art seen and described above is sold by the Seller and  purchased by the Buyer upon the following terms and conditions:

 

1. Except as otherwise provided herein or elsewhere agreed in writing, payment in full is due and payable on the date of the invoice.

 

2. Title of the work of art above shall not pass until payment in full has been received.

 

3. All applicable sales taxes have been charged on this transaction. The payment and remittance of use tax is the Buyer's obligation. Seller reserves the right to collect out-of-state sales taxes from the buyer after the sale if seller becomes assessed with them.

 

4. The Buyer's sole remedy for breach of any implied or express warranty therein shall be an action for rescission and, in any event, the absolute limit of the Seller's liability and responsibility hereunder shall under no circumstances exceed the total sales price and Seller shall not be responsible for any special, incidental, or consequential damages.

 

5. A non-exclusive right to reproduce the work of art described above is reserved by the Seller.

 

6. Risk or loss of the work of art described above shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery by the Seller to the address specified by the Buyer.

 

7. Seller unconditionally guarantees the authenticity of the work of art described above and, in the event such work proves not to be authentic as described, will accept the return of the work and return the sales price in full.

 

Except for the warranty of authenticity set forth above, no warranties or agreements, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, have been made by the Seller.

Select the state for shipping:
Price: $995.00
Shipping: $80.00
Tax: $0.00
Total: $0.00
Emma Hirst
B. 1988
Peacocking
Graphite on paper
10 x 8 inches
Signed
Provenance
Emma Hirst
Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City
Notes
“Peacocking” is a the male piece of this set and is meant to examine the role of sexual selection in nature, and how that has changed in the wake of modern society. The term “peacocking” refers to when a male shows off in order to attract a mate, the way a peacock will display his feathers to attract a peahen. When choosing a mate, what is important now is not necessarily the same as what once was in a time where survival of the species was the main goal. In modern society we are not confined to the roles that nature have assigned us. Males no longer have to be the providers, and the protectors. This change not only brings on freedom from those responsibilities, but also a void in the male gender identity. When the peacock feathers are stripped of their color, as they are in this piece, they represent that void. If the color is no longer relevant for the sexual selection, the peacock must rely on other indicators to showcase their worth.
BIOGRAPHY
Born and raised in Oakland, CA and has always had a passion for Representationalism. After creating art as a hobby her entire life, she was introduced to Anthony Waichulis’ artwork at John Pence gallery in San Francisco, CA - just across the bay from where she grew up. This sparked an unexpected journey into what is now the Ani Art Academy Waichulis. After studying at The Waichulis Studio in 2006 for 3 weeks as a part of her senior project for Drew College Preparatory School, she went on to study Political Science for two years at Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts at The New School University in NY. Deciding that this wasn’t for her, she began to follow her true passion for art and began the Waichulis program full time, in fall of 2008.

Since beginning her apprenticeship with Anthony Waichulis, Emma has been featured in several successful exhibitions and noted publications. Her drawing, Peace has appeared in the Artist’s Magazine’s popular Drawing Board segment. Her drawing Crayon Ponyfish was featured in Strokes of Genius 4: Exploring Line. And her drawing A Girls Interior was a finalist in the 2010 ARC Salon competition. She continues to exhibit work at Studio Gallery in San Francisco, CA.
 
Browse by Artist
AVAILABLE WORKS
Emma Hirst
B. 1988
Peacocking
Graphite on paper
10 x 8 inches
Signed