Bruce Nauman

American, b. 1941

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Clown Taking a Shit, 1988
lithograph in colours on transparent paper
101.3 x 70.7 cm
May 24, 2024Dorotheum
Clown Taking a Shit, 1988
lithograph in colours on transparent paper
101.3 x 70.7 cm
May 24, 2024
Dorotheum
Contemporary Art II
Lot 617
Hanged Man, 1985
neon tubing mounted on metal monolith
214.0 x 152.4 x 18.4 cm
May 14, 2024Christie's
Hanged Man, 1985
neon tubing mounted on metal monolith
214.0 x 152.4 x 18.4 cm
May 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 23171 21st Century Evening Sale
Lot 46 A
Clown Taking a Shit (C. 56)
Lithograph in colors, on Transpagra paper, with full margins.
I. 40 x 27 2/8 in. (101.6 x 69.2 cm) S. 42 x 30 in. (106.7 x 76.2 cm)
Apr 18, 2024Phillips
Clown Taking a Shit (C. 56)
Lithograph in colors, on Transpagra paper, with full margins.
I. 40 x 27 2/8 in. (101.6 x 69.2 cm) S. 42 x 30 in. (106.7 x 76.2 cm)
Apr 18, 2024
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 135
Human Companionship, Human Drain, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Inc. (Cordes 46, Gemini 958), 1981
Lithograph on wove paper
76.2 x 55.9 cm
Mar 26, 2024Bonhams
Human Companionship, Human Drain, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Inc. (Cordes 46, Gemini 958), 1981
Lithograph on wove paper
76.2 x 55.9 cm
Mar 26, 2024
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples
Lot 186
CLEA RSKY (CLEAR SKY), 1968-1969
Artist book, with offset lithographs
30.5 × 30.5 cm
Mar 20, 2024Artsy Auction
CLEA RSKY (CLEAR SKY), 1968-1969
Artist book, with offset lithographs
30.5 × 30.5 cm
Mar 20, 2024
Artsy Auction
Artsy Auction: Post-War and Contemporary Art (March 2024)
Lot 129
LA AIR, 1970
Artist's book of offset lithographs
30.5 × 30.5 × 1.3 cm
Mar 20, 2024Artsy Auction
LA AIR, 1970
Artist's book of offset lithographs
30.5 × 30.5 × 1.3 cm
Mar 20, 2024
Artsy Auction
Artsy Auction: Post-War and Contemporary Art (March 2024)
Lot 127
Doe Fawn, 1973
lithograph in green and gray, on Roll Rives paper
81.3 x 114.3 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Doe Fawn, 1973
lithograph in green and gray, on Roll Rives paper
81.3 x 114.3 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 19
Malice, 1980
lithograph in dark green, on Rives BFK paper
64.8 x 96.5 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Malice, 1980
lithograph in dark green, on Rives BFK paper
64.8 x 96.5 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 20
Use Me, 1988
etching, on Somerset Satin paper
22.8 x 30.1 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Use Me, 1988
etching, on Somerset Satin paper
22.8 x 30.1 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 21
TV Clown, 1988
lithograph, on Transpagra paper
70.8 x 105.7 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
TV Clown, 1988
lithograph, on Transpagra paper
70.8 x 105.7 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 22
Clown Taking a Shit, 1988
lithograph in colors, on Transpagra paper
107.3 x 76.2 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Clown Taking a Shit, 1988
lithograph in colors, on Transpagra paper
107.3 x 76.2 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 23
Vino Rosso, 1987
chromogenic print
53.3 x 38.1 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Vino Rosso, 1987
chromogenic print
53.3 x 38.1 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 24
Human Companionship, Human Drain, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc., 1981
lithograph, on Rives BFK paper
76.2 x 55.9 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Human Companionship, Human Drain, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc., 1981
lithograph, on Rives BFK paper
76.2 x 55.9 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 25
Large Carousel, 1988
drypoint, on Somerset Satin paper
75.9 x 90.5 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Large Carousel, 1988
drypoint, on Somerset Satin paper
75.9 x 90.5 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 26
Rinde Spinning, 1992
c-print
37.3 x 55.2 cm
Mar 12, 2024Christie's
Rinde Spinning, 1992
c-print
37.3 x 55.2 cm
Mar 12, 2024
Christie's
First Open: Post-War and Contemporary Art Online
Lot 80
Chambres d'amis (Krefeld Piece) #2, 1987
graphite on paper
48.3 x 66.7 cm
Mar 1, 2024Sotheby's
Chambres d'amis (Krefeld Piece) #2, 1987
graphite on paper
48.3 x 66.7 cm
Mar 1, 2024
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 284
Caned Dance, 1974
Color lithograph on Arches paper
55.9 x 76.3 cm
Nov 16, 2023Swann
Caned Dance, 1974
Color lithograph on Arches paper
55.9 x 76.3 cm
Nov 16, 2023
Swann
Contemporary Art
Lot 170
Good Boy, Bad Boy, 1985
2 videotapes with color and sound and 2 TVs
58.4 x 76.2 x 53.3 cm
Nov 16, 2023Sotheby's
Good Boy, Bad Boy, 1985
2 videotapes with color and sound and 2 TVs
58.4 x 76.2 x 53.3 cm
Nov 16, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 442
Oiled Dead (State) (G. 608, C. 34)
Lithograph and screenprint in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 41 3/4 x 45 1/2 in. (106 x 115.6 cm) S. 45 1/2 x 49 1/2 in. (115.6 x 125.7 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Oiled Dead (State) (G. 608, C. 34)
Lithograph and screenprint in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 41 3/4 x 45 1/2 in. (106 x 115.6 cm) S. 45 1/2 x 49 1/2 in. (115.6 x 125.7 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 463
Soft Ground Etching
The complete set of six etchings in colors, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
all I. approx. 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm) all S. approx. 30 x 34 in. (76.2 x 86.4 cm) (one vertical)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Soft Ground Etching
The complete set of six etchings in colors, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
all I. approx. 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm) all S. approx. 30 x 34 in. (76.2 x 86.4 cm) (one vertical)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 462
Partial Truth (G. 1716), 1716
Hand-carved Black Absolute granite multiple.
18 x 24 x 2 1/4 in (45.7 x 61 x 5.7 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Partial Truth (G. 1716), 1716
Hand-carved Black Absolute granite multiple.
18 x 24 x 2 1/4 in (45.7 x 61 x 5.7 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 58
Raw War (C. 7)
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, the full sheet.
S. 22 3/8 x 28 1/4 in. (56.8 x 71.8 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Raw War (C. 7)
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, the full sheet.
S. 22 3/8 x 28 1/4 in. (56.8 x 71.8 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 57
Caned Dance, from Merce Cunningham (Cordes 27), 1974
Lithograph in colors on wove paper
55.6 x 76.2 cm
Oct 3, 2023Bonhams
Caned Dance, from Merce Cunningham (Cordes 27), 1974
Lithograph in colors on wove paper
55.6 x 76.2 cm
Oct 3, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples
Lot 269
Studies for Holograms (a-e), 1970
five screenprints in colors on Kromekote-Paper
51.8 x 66.0 cm
Sep 22, 2023Sotheby's
Studies for Holograms (a-e), 1970
five screenprints in colors on Kromekote-Paper
51.8 x 66.0 cm
Sep 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Between Thought and Expression: Works from the Collection of A.G. Rosen
Lot 85
Untitled (Hands)
Etching and aquatint, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm) S. 16 3/4 x 19 3/8 in. (42.5 x 49.2 cm)
Jun 21, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Hands)
Etching and aquatint, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm) S. 16 3/4 x 19 3/8 in. (42.5 x 49.2 cm)
Jun 21, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 112
Untitled, from Fingers and Holes, 1994
screenprint in colors on Rives BFK wove paper
81.5 x 81.9 cm
Jun 14, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled, from Fingers and Holes, 1994
screenprint in colors on Rives BFK wove paper
81.5 x 81.9 cm
Jun 14, 2023
Sotheby's
A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection
Lot 54
Soft Ground Etching Series
The complete series of six soft-ground etchings in colours, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
all I. 48 x 60.7 cm (18 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.) all S. approx. 75.6 x 86 cm (29 3/4 x 33 7/8 in.), one vertical
Jun 8, 2023Phillips
Soft Ground Etching Series
The complete series of six soft-ground etchings in colours, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
all I. 48 x 60.7 cm (18 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.) all S. approx. 75.6 x 86 cm (29 3/4 x 33 7/8 in.), one vertical
Jun 8, 2023
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 173
Study for Dream Passage, 1984
acrylic, oil stick, charcoal and graphite on paper
160.0 x 203.2 cm
May 19, 2023Sotheby's
Study for Dream Passage, 1984
acrylic, oil stick, charcoal and graphite on paper
160.0 x 203.2 cm
May 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 692
Double Poke in the Eye II, 1985
neon and white aluminum box
61.0 x 91.4 x 23.4 cm
May 18, 2023Christie's
Double Poke in the Eye II, 1985
neon and white aluminum box
61.0 x 91.4 x 23.4 cm
May 18, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22518 A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection Part II
Lot 848
Untitled (from Fifteen Pairs of Hands), 1996
white bronze, on artist's base
43.5 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm
May 18, 2023Christie's
Untitled (from Fifteen Pairs of Hands), 1996
white bronze, on artist's base
43.5 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm
May 18, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22518 A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection Part II
Lot 849
Untitled (Cross Beams), 1987
cast iron, in 2 parts
each 5 x 4 1/2 x 85 1/2 in. (12.7 x 11.4 x 217.2 cm) assembled 9 7/8 x 85 1/2 x 85 1/2 in. (25.1 x 217.2 x 217.2 cm)
May 16, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Cross Beams), 1987
cast iron, in 2 parts
each 5 x 4 1/2 x 85 1/2 in. (12.7 x 11.4 x 217.2 cm) assembled 9 7/8 x 85 1/2 x 85 1/2 in. (25.1 x 217.2 x 217.2 cm)
May 16, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session
Lot 236
Eat Death (G. 431, C. 13)
Lithograph, on Arjomari paper, the full sheet.
S. 42 3/8 x 30 7/8 in. (107.6 x 78.4 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Eat Death (G. 431, C. 13)
Lithograph, on Arjomari paper, the full sheet.
S. 42 3/8 x 30 7/8 in. (107.6 x 78.4 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 381
Untitled (Head) (see C. 69)
Drypoint, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 4 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (10.8 x 24.1 cm) S. 16 7/8 x 19 3/8 in. (42.9 x 49.2 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Head) (see C. 69)
Drypoint, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 4 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (10.8 x 24.1 cm) S. 16 7/8 x 19 3/8 in. (42.9 x 49.2 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 380
Untitled (Hands)
Etching and aquatint, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm) S. 16 7/8 x 19 1/2 in. (42.9 x 49.5 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Hands)
Etching and aquatint, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm) S. 16 7/8 x 19 1/2 in. (42.9 x 49.5 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 379
No Sweat, from Sundry Obras Nuevas (G. 609, C. 35)
Screenprint, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 37 1/4 x 29 1/4 in. (94.6 x 74.3 cm) S. 39 3/4 x 31 3/4 in. (101 x 80.6 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
No Sweat, from Sundry Obras Nuevas (G. 609, C. 35)
Screenprint, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 37 1/4 x 29 1/4 in. (94.6 x 74.3 cm) S. 39 3/4 x 31 3/4 in. (101 x 80.6 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 378
I Learned Helplessness from Rats (C. 61)
Etching, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
I. 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (22.5 x 30.2 cm) S. 15 3/8 x 17 3/4 in. (39.1 x 45.1 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
I Learned Helplessness from Rats (C. 61)
Etching, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
I. 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (22.5 x 30.2 cm) S. 15 3/8 x 17 3/4 in. (39.1 x 45.1 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 377
Life Mask (G. 941, C. 41)
Lithograph, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 25 1/4 x 34 5/8 in. (64.1 x 87.9 cm) S. 28 x 38 in. (71.1 x 96.5 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Life Mask (G. 941, C. 41)
Lithograph, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 25 1/4 x 34 5/8 in. (64.1 x 87.9 cm) S. 28 x 38 in. (71.1 x 96.5 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 376
Human Companionship, Human Drain, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc.
Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, the full sheet.
S. 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Human Companionship, Human Drain, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc.
Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, the full sheet.
S. 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 375
Dead, from Sundry Obras Nuevas, 1975
lithograph on arches 88 wove paper
85.7 x 124 cm
Apr 19, 2023Sotheby's
Dead, from Sundry Obras Nuevas, 1975
lithograph on arches 88 wove paper
85.7 x 124 cm
Apr 19, 2023
Sotheby's • New York
Prints & Multiples Including Jasper Johns from the Estate of Mark Lancaster
Lot 186
Dead, from Sundry Obras Nuevas, 1975
lithograph on Arches 88 wove paper
85.7 x 124.1 cm
Apr 12, 2023Sotheby's
Dead, from Sundry Obras Nuevas, 1975
lithograph on Arches 88 wove paper
85.7 x 124.1 cm
Apr 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples Including Jasper Johns from the Estate of Mark Lancaster
Lot 186
Partial Truth, 1997
screenprint with embossing on Lana Gravure wove paper
45.0 x 60.3 cm
Apr 12, 2023Sotheby's
Partial Truth, 1997
screenprint with embossing on Lana Gravure wove paper
45.0 x 60.3 cm
Apr 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples Including Jasper Johns from the Estate of Mark Lancaster
Lot 76
(SU)BST(I)TU(TE), 1967
acrylic, gouache, colored chalk, graphite, tape and paper collage on paper
50.8 x 292.1 cm
Mar 10, 2023Christie's
(SU)BST(I)TU(TE), 1967
acrylic, gouache, colored chalk, graphite, tape and paper collage on paper
50.8 x 292.1 cm
Mar 10, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21759 Post-War to Present
Lot 184
Soft Ground Etching - Blue, 2007
etching in black and blue, on Somerset paper
57.2 x 45.4 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Soft Ground Etching - Blue, 2007
etching in black and blue, on Somerset paper
57.2 x 45.4 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 129
Neck Pull, from Infrared Outtakes, 1968
inkjet print in colors, on smooth wove paper
48.0 x 70.8 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Neck Pull, from Infrared Outtakes, 1968
inkjet print in colors, on smooth wove paper
48.0 x 70.8 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 130
No, 1981
lithograph in colors, on Arches Cover paper
69.9 x 104.1 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
No, 1981
lithograph in colors, on Arches Cover paper
69.9 x 104.1 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 140
Large Carousel, 1988
drypoint, on Somerset Satin paper
75.6 x 90.5 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Large Carousel, 1988
drypoint, on Somerset Satin paper
75.6 x 90.5 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 141
Malice, 1980
lithograph, on Rives BFK paper
64.1 x 97.1 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Malice, 1980
lithograph, on Rives BFK paper
64.1 x 97.1 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 142
Untitled (Crossbeams), 1983-1986
cast iron with grit blast finish, in 2 parts
35 x 228 x 218.8 cm (13 3/4 x 89 3/4 x 86 1/8 in.)
Mar 3, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Crossbeams), 1983-1986
cast iron with grit blast finish, in 2 parts
35 x 228 x 218.8 cm (13 3/4 x 89 3/4 x 86 1/8 in.)
Mar 3, 2023
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 174
Untitled (New Museum Image), 1992
Cibachrome print on super gloss Fuji photo paper mounted to wove paper
52.3 x 51.2 cm
Jan 19, 2023Bonhams
Untitled (New Museum Image), 1992
Cibachrome print on super gloss Fuji photo paper mounted to wove paper
52.3 x 51.2 cm
Jan 19, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples
Lot 156