Paul Maheke

I Said Goodbye to the Ghosts of Yesterday (2)

Current bid: £
[x bids] View all bids
Enter £x or more
Bidding is now closed for this drawing.

All bids

Year 2023
Medium Acrylic pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm

About the work

Across various forms and disciplines, Maheke has sustained a long-term exploration into the ways that marginalised bodies and narratives are made visible and invisible. The artist has called in ghosts, spirits and non-human beings into his works to invite a re-orientation to the way that we are able to see, feel and listen. Resisting a probing of identity that sits solely within the framework of identity politics, Maheke’s trajectory has continuously been channelled through spectral sensations.

Career Highlights

Career highlights

“Sublevel: Politics of Light”, Tate Modern (2024);

“Shifted Realities”, Rudolfinum (2023);

Future Generation Art Prize (2021);

59th Venice Biennale (2022);

High Line New York (2022);

“A fire circle for a public hearing”, Chisenhale Gallery (2018);

“I lost track of the swarm”, South London Gallery (2016).

← Paul Maheke

I Said Goodbye to the Ghosts of Yesterday (1)

Alice Maher →

The Changeling

Auction close and bidder extension

The auction closes at 9pm (BST) Monday 3rd July, however, if a bid is placed in the last two minutes, the auction end time will extend on that lot for an additional two minutes, or until all bidding has ceased. This is called Popcorn Bidding or Bidder Extension and gives all bidders an equal chance of winning.

Bid Increments

£50 increments for bids of £300 – £1,000

£100 increments for bids of £1,000 – £2,000

£250 increments for bids of £2,000 – £5,000

£500 increments for bids of £5,000 plus

Maximum bids

You are more likely to be the winning bidder if at the outset you place a maximum bid i.e. the maximum amount you are willing to pay for the work. Your maximum bid is not visible to other bidders. If another bidder exceeds your maximum bid you will receive an automatic notification. If you have placed a maximum bid the auction site will automatically place bids on your behalf, but only as much is necessary to make sure that you remain the highest bidder, until it reaches your maximum bid. These automatic bids are placed in increments, as shown above.

You must be logged in to add favourites