Alan Shields

American, 1944–2005

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A prominent and idiosyncratic figure in the New York art world of the 1970s, Alan Shields made vibrant collages from scraps of cloth, un-stretched canvas, rope, beads, wood, and pipe cleaners, staining the stitched and woven surfaces of his …

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Harp Record; Peace of the Rock; Cretaceous, 1974
Sold on Sep 16, 2021
US$3,000
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Print
etching, relief, and vegetable printing in colors; etching, embossing, serigraph, and relief in colors; lithograph and rubber stamp
36.2 x 36.2 cm
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US$3,000
Auction Sale
Sep 16, 2021
Christie's
Harp Record; Peace of the Rock; Cretaceous, 1974
etching, relief, and vegetable printing in colors; etching, embossing, serigraph, and relief in colors; lithograph and rubber stamp
Sep 16, 2021
Christie's
US$3,000
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140% est
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Print
36.2 x 36.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 16, 2021
Christie's
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US$3,000
Overtime Roman, 1983
Sold on Feb 8, 2021
€3,276
US$3,947
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Painting
mixed media
38.3 x 38.3 cm
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€3,276
Auction Sale
Feb 8, 2021
Sotheby's
Overtime Roman, 1983
mixed media
Feb 8, 2021
Sotheby's
€3,276
US$3,947
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Painting
38.3 x 38.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 8, 2021
Sotheby's
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€3,276
Uncle Ferdinand's Route from THE RAGGEDY CIRCUMNAVIGATION SERIES, 1985
Sold on Sep 4, 2020
JPY ¥30,000
US$283
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Print
screenprint, emboss, woodcut and collage
121.5 x 123.5 cm
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JPY ¥30,000
Auction Sale
Sep 4, 2020
Mainichi
Uncle Ferdinand's Route from THE RAGGEDY CIRCUMNAVIGATION SERIES, 1985
screenprint, emboss, woodcut and collage
Sep 4, 2020
Mainichi
JPY ¥30,000
US$283
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121.5 x 123.5 cm
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Sep 4, 2020
Mainichi
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JPY ¥30,000
Detroit, 1973
Sold on Jul 24, 2020
US$3,750
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Print
Double sided screenprint in colors, with interlacing strips of Morilla AP etching paper stitched and glued together in a network of grids
56.2 x 56.2 cm
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US$3,750
Auction Sale
Jul 24, 2020
Phillips
Detroit, 1973
Double sided screenprint in colors, with interlacing strips of Morilla AP etching paper stitched and glued together in a network of grids
Jul 24, 2020
Phillips
US$3,750
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56.2 x 56.2 cm
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Jul 24, 2020
Phillips
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US$3,750
Synchromesh, from Soft and Fluffy Gears, 1987
Sold on Apr 23, 2019
US$313
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Work on Paper
works on paper
47.0 x 53.3 cm
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US$313
Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
Synchromesh, from Soft and Fluffy Gears, 1987
works on paper
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
US$313
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Work on Paper
47.0 x 53.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
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US$313
West in the Breast, from Soft and Fluffy Gears, 1987
Sold on Apr 23, 2019
US$500
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Work on Paper
works on paper
47.6 x 47.6 cm
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US$500
Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
West in the Breast, from Soft and Fluffy Gears, 1987
works on paper
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
US$500
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47.6 x 47.6 cm
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Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
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US$500
Worm with a Spur, from Soft and Fluffy Gears, 1987
Sold on Apr 23, 2019
US$2,750
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Work on Paper
works on paper
71.1 x 71.1 cm
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Realized Price
US$2,750
Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
Worm with a Spur, from Soft and Fluffy Gears, 1987
works on paper
Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
US$2,750
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71.1 x 71.1 cm
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Apr 23, 2019
Phillips
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US$2,750
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Detroit , 1973, 1973
Sold on Dec 12, 2017
US$2,500
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Print
Silkscreen in colors on paper between two sheets of acrylic
58.4 x 58.4 cm
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US$2,500
Auction Sale
Dec 12, 2017
Heritage Auctions
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Detroit , 1973, 1973
Silkscreen in colors on paper between two sheets of acrylic
Dec 12, 2017
Heritage Auctions
US$2,500
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Print
58.4 x 58.4 cm
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Dec 12, 2017
Heritage Auctions
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US$2,500
Dingle Berry, 1969
Sold on Dec 10, 2016
US$650
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Work on Paper
watercolor and graphite on paper
91.0 x 60.0 cm
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US$650
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Dec 10, 2016
Rachel Davis Fine Arts
Dingle Berry, 1969
watercolor and graphite on paper
Dec 10, 2016
Rachel Davis Fine Arts
US$650
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91.0 x 60.0 cm
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Dec 10, 2016
Rachel Davis Fine Arts
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US$650
Dingle Berry, 1969
Sold on Oct 22, 2016
US$800
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Work on Paper
watercolor and graphite on paper
91.0 x 60.0 cm
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US$800
Auction Sale
Oct 22, 2016
Rachel Davis Fine Arts
Dingle Berry, 1969
watercolor and graphite on paper
Oct 22, 2016
Rachel Davis Fine Arts
US$800
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90% est
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Work on Paper
91.0 x 60.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 22, 2016
Rachel Davis Fine Arts
Realized Price
US$800