Adel Abdessemed

Algerian, b. 1971

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Conceptual artist Adel Abdessemed, like William Lamson and Cai Guo-Qiang, creates situations based on deliberate actions—or “acts” as he calls them—carried out on everyday materials, which he documents with videos, photographs, and later juxtaposes …

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Composition
Sold on Dec 6, 2021
€1,500
US$1,690
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45.5 x 30.5 cm. 177⁄8 x 12 in.
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€1,500
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Dec 6, 2021
Christie's
Composition
Dec 6, 2021
Christie's
€1,500
US$1,690
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Artwork Dimension
45.5 x 30.5 cm. 177⁄8 x 12 in.
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Dec 6, 2021
Christie's
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€1,500
Prostitute, 2008
Sold on Jul 13, 2021
£11,340
US$15,655
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Work on Paper
artist's transcript in ink of the Bible, Torah, Koran in leather bound notebooks in wooden boxes and acrylic on paper shopping bags
86.4 x 41.9 x 34.9 cm (34 x 16 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
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£11,340
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Jul 13, 2021
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Prostitute, 2008
artist's transcript in ink of the Bible, Torah, Koran in leather bound notebooks in wooden boxes and acrylic on paper shopping bags
Jul 13, 2021
Phillips
£11,340
US$15,655
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Work on Paper
86.4 x 41.9 x 34.9 cm (34 x 16 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
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Jul 13, 2021
Phillips
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£11,340
Mappemonde 2 (thursday), 2010
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
US$37,800
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Photography
printed steel
diameter 67 3/4 in. (172.1 x 172.1 cm)
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US$37,800
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
Mappemonde 2 (thursday), 2010
printed steel
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
US$37,800
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Photography
diameter 67 3/4 in. (172.1 x 172.1 cm)
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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US$37,800
Le mythe de Sisyphe, 1996
Sold on Jun 30, 2020
€12,500
US$14,045
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Video/Film/Animation
Executed in 1996, this work is number one from an edition of two.
198 x 38.5 x 6.5 cm
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€12,500
Auction Sale
Jun 30, 2020
Christie's
Le mythe de Sisyphe, 1996
Executed in 1996, this work is number one from an edition of two.
Jun 30, 2020
Christie's
€12,500
US$14,045
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Video/Film/Animation
198 x 38.5 x 6.5 cm
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Jun 30, 2020
Christie's
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€12,500
AXE ON, 2007
Sold on Oct 23, 2018
£100,000
US$129,797
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sculpture
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£100,000
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2018
Sotheby's
AXE ON, 2007
sculpture
Oct 23, 2018
Sotheby's
£100,000
US$129,797
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Oct 23, 2018
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£100,000
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ALGERIAN AXE ON
Sold on Oct 23, 2018
£100,000
US$129,797
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Sculpture
156 steel knives and wood, in 15 parts
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£100,000
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Oct 23, 2018
Sotheby's
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ALGERIAN AXE ON
156 steel knives and wood, in 15 parts
Oct 23, 2018
Sotheby's
£100,000
US$129,797
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Sculpture
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Oct 23, 2018
Sotheby's
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£100,000
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LAMPEDUSA
Sold on Mar 23, 2017
€175,000
US$188,709
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Work on Paper
black chalk on paper
51 1/8 x 74 3/4 in.
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€175,000
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2017
Sotheby's
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LAMPEDUSA
black chalk on paper
Mar 23, 2017
Sotheby's
€175,000
US$188,709
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Work on Paper
51 1/8 x 74 3/4 in.
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Mar 23, 2017
Sotheby's
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€175,000
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OIA SIGNED; FELT TIP PEN ON PAPER. EXECUTED IN 1997.
Sold on Dec 7, 2016
€21,250
US$22,859
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150 x 150 cm
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€21,250
Auction Sale
Dec 7, 2016
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OIA SIGNED; FELT TIP PEN ON PAPER. EXECUTED IN 1997.
Dec 7, 2016
Sotheby's
€21,250
US$22,859
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150 x 150 cm
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Dec 7, 2016
Sotheby's
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€21,250
Sphere II, 2006
Sold on Nov 29, 2016
€36,400
US$38,764
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Sculpture
iron wire with razor blades
172.0 x 172.0 cm
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€36,400
Auction Sale
Nov 29, 2016
Artcurial
Sphere II, 2006
iron wire with razor blades
Nov 29, 2016
Artcurial
€36,400
US$38,764
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Sculpture
172.0 x 172.0 cm
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Nov 29, 2016
Artcurial
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€36,400
Sold on Jun 29, 2016
£93,750
US$126,116
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£93,750
Auction Sale
Jun 29, 2016
Sotheby's
Jun 29, 2016
Sotheby's
£93,750
US$126,116
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Jun 29, 2016
Sotheby's
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£93,750