Charles Ray

American, b. 1953

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Best known for his sculptures of almost imperceptibly altered, or wildly exaggerated, familiar objects, Charles Ray creates mesmerizing, disorienting works that challenge perception. With Firetruck (1993), for example, Ray enlarged a toy Tonka truck …

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Untitled, 2005
Sold on Nov 18, 2021
US$100,800
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
40 3/4 x 26 in. (103.5 x 66 cm)
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US$100,800
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Nov 18, 2021
Phillips
Untitled, 2005
ink on paper
Nov 18, 2021
Phillips
US$100,800
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Work on Paper
40 3/4 x 26 in. (103.5 x 66 cm)
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Nov 18, 2021
Phillips
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US$100,800
All My Clothes, 1973
Sold on Mar 12, 2021
US$176,400
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Work on Paper
16 Polaroids mounted on paperboard
8.89 x 12.7 cm
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US$176,400
Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2021
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All My Clothes, 1973
16 Polaroids mounted on paperboard
Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
US$176,400
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Work on Paper
8.89 x 12.7 cm
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Mar 12, 2021
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US$176,400
UNTITLED, 1973
Sold on Jun 30, 2020
US$100,000
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Photography
gelatin silver print
101.6 x 68.6 cm
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US$100,000
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Jun 30, 2020
Sotheby's
UNTITLED, 1973
gelatin silver print
Jun 30, 2020
Sotheby's
US$100,000
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101.6 x 68.6 cm
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Jun 30, 2020
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US$100,000
PLANK PIECE I-II, 1973
Sold on Jun 30, 2020
US$387,500
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Photography
gelatin silver print mounted on board
68.6 x 101.6 cm
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US$387,500
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Jun 30, 2020
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PLANK PIECE I-II, 1973
gelatin silver print mounted on board
Jun 30, 2020
Sotheby's
US$387,500
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68.6 x 101.6 cm
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Jun 30, 2020
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US$387,500
All my clothes (in 16 parts), 1973
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
US$125,000
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Photography
Kodachrome photographs mounted on board
each photograph 5 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 8.6 cm.) framed 9 1/8 x 60 1/8 in. (23.2 x 152.7 cm.)
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US$125,000
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Nov 13, 2019
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All my clothes (in 16 parts), 1973
Kodachrome photographs mounted on board
Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
US$125,000
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Photography
each photograph 5 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 8.6 cm.) framed 9 1/8 x 60 1/8 in. (23.2 x 152.7 cm.)
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Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
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US$125,000
All my clothes, 1973
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
US$125,000
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Photography
kodachrome photographs mounted on board
8.6 x 12.7 cm
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US$125,000
Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
All my clothes, 1973
kodachrome photographs mounted on board
Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
US$125,000
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8.6 x 12.7 cm
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Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
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US$125,000
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (Tatjana Patitz), 1993
Sold on Jun 27, 2017
€956
US$1,083
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Photography
c-prints on Kodak Royal
10.6 x 15.2 cm
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€956
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Jun 27, 2017
Dorotheum
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (Tatjana Patitz), 1993
c-prints on Kodak Royal
Jun 27, 2017
Dorotheum
€956
US$1,083
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10.6 x 15.2 cm
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Jun 27, 2017
Dorotheum
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€956
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All My Clothes
Sold on Nov 17, 2016
US$150,000
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Photography
Kodachrome photographs mounted on board
22.9 x 152.4 cm
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US$150,000
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Nov 17, 2016
Phillips
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All My Clothes
Kodachrome photographs mounted on board
Nov 17, 2016
Phillips
US$150,000
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22.9 x 152.4 cm
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Nov 17, 2016
Phillips
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US$150,000
Before and After, 2001
Sold on Sep 20, 2016
US$8,750
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Print
Executed in 2001. This work is number one from an edition of twelve plus three artist's proofs.
105.8 x 63.1 cm
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US$8,750
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Sep 20, 2016
Christie's
Before and After, 2001
Executed in 2001. This work is number one from an edition of twelve plus three artist's proofs.
Sep 20, 2016
Christie's
US$8,750
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Print
105.8 x 63.1 cm
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Sep 20, 2016
Christie's
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US$8,750
Sold on May 13, 2015
US$150,000
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US$150,000
Auction Sale
May 13, 2015
Sotheby's
May 13, 2015
Sotheby's
US$150,000
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May 13, 2015
Sotheby's
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US$150,000