Christian Holstad

American, b. 1972

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In his installations, performances, collages, and drawings, Christian Holstad mixes high and low culture to explore issues of gay identity. He is known for his labor-intensive collages (which often depict erotic couplings of men whose bodies are cut …

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Offerings to Appease The 13 Moons, 2005
Sold on Jul 2, 2021
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Work on Paper
powder pad, earth and sweat on card, in artist's frame
104.0 x 104.0 cm
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Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
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CHRISTIAN HOLSTAD (B. 1972) powder pad, earth and sweat on card, in artist's frame 41 x 41in. (104 x 104cm.) Executed in 2005
Offerings to Appease The 13 Moons, 2005
powder pad, earth and sweat on card, in artist's frame
Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
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Work on Paper
104.0 x 104.0 cm
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Jul 2, 2021
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CHRISTIAN HOLSTAD (B. 1972) powder pad, earth and sweat on card, in artist's frame 41 x 41in. (104 x 104cm.) Executed in 2005
House Training 12 (Flowers), 2006
Sold on Jan 27, 2021
£612
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Sculpture
wool, leather, polyester, rubber, mohair, chicken wire, wood and silk
104.0 x 47.0 x 42.0 cm
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£612
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Jan 27, 2021
Bonhams
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2006 labelled on the underside wool, leather, polyester, rubber, mohair, chicken wire, wood and silk 47 by 104 by 42 cm. 18 1/2 by 40 15/16 by 16 9/16 in. This work was executed in 2006.
House Training 12 (Flowers), 2006
wool, leather, polyester, rubber, mohair, chicken wire, wood and silk
Jan 27, 2021
Bonhams
£612
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Sculpture
104.0 x 47.0 x 42.0 cm
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Jan 27, 2021
Bonhams
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£612
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2006 labelled on the underside wool, leather, polyester, rubber, mohair, chicken wire, wood and silk 47 by 104 by 42 cm. 18 1/2 by 40 15/16 by 16 9/16 in. This work was executed in 2006.
House Training # 6 (Dancing Goats), 2006
Sold on May 12, 2020
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Textile Arts
wool suit, leather shoes, polyester, rubber, chicken wire, wood, linen and tie
53.3 x 101.5 x 43.2cm
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May 12, 2020
Christie's
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Christian Holstad (b. 1972) _House Training # 6 (Dancing Goats)_ embroidered with the artist’s name and inscription ‘A TREASURE FOREVER BY Christian Holstad’ (on a label affixed to the underside) wool suit, leather shoes, polyester, rubber, chicken wire, wood, linen and tie 21 x 40 x 17in. (53.3 x 101.5 x 43.2cm.) Executed in 2006
House Training # 6 (Dancing Goats), 2006
wool suit, leather shoes, polyester, rubber, chicken wire, wood, linen and tie
May 12, 2020
Christie's
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Textile Arts
53.3 x 101.5 x 43.2cm
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May 12, 2020
Christie's
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Christian Holstad (b. 1972) _House Training # 6 (Dancing Goats)_ embroidered with the artist’s name and inscription ‘A TREASURE FOREVER BY Christian Holstad’ (on a label affixed to the underside) wool suit, leather shoes, polyester, rubber, chicken wire, wood, linen and tie 21 x 40 x 17in. (53.3 x 101.5 x 43.2cm.) Executed in 2006
I. ARRANGEMENTS #1 (ARISE!); II. PUSSY WILLOW REMINDERS, 2003
Sold on Feb 28, 2020
$750
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Work on Paper
each printed paper collage on paper
48.2 x 61.0 cm
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$750
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Feb 28, 2020
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I. ARRANGEMENTS #1 (ARISE!); II. PUSSY WILLOW REMINDERS, 2003
each printed paper collage on paper
Feb 28, 2020
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48.2 x 61.0 cm
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Feb 28, 2020
Sotheby's
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$750
I. BLACK MAGIC; II. PLEASE STEP AWAY FROM THE MICROSCOPE, 2003
Sold on Dec 6, 2019
$1,000
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each: charcoal on erased newsprint
22.5 x 15.2 cm
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$1,000
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Dec 6, 2019
Sotheby's
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I. BLACK MAGIC; II. PLEASE STEP AWAY FROM THE MICROSCOPE, 2003
each: charcoal on erased newsprint
Dec 6, 2019
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22.5 x 15.2 cm
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Dec 6, 2019
Sotheby's
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$1,000
I. ARRANGEMENTS #1 (ARISE!); II. PUSSY WILLOW REMINDERS, 2003
Sold on Sep 19, 2019
$2,750
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Work on Paper
i. printed paper collage on paper; ii. printed paper collage on paper
48.2 x 61.0 cm
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$2,750
Auction Sale
Sep 19, 2019
Sotheby's
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I. ARRANGEMENTS #1 (ARISE!); II. PUSSY WILLOW REMINDERS, 2003
i. printed paper collage on paper; ii. printed paper collage on paper
Sep 19, 2019
Sotheby's
$2,750
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Work on Paper
48.2 x 61.0 cm
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Sep 19, 2019
Sotheby's
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$2,750
TAKE STANDS 3 (FOREST FIRE, BLUE SKY, LOCUST ON WHITE SPINDLE LEGS), 2004
Sold on Jul 10, 2019
$2,000
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paintings
97.2 x 117.5 cm
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$2,000
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Jul 10, 2019
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TAKE STANDS 3 (FOREST FIRE, BLUE SKY, LOCUST ON WHITE SPINDLE LEGS), 2004
paintings
Jul 10, 2019
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$2,000
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97.2 x 117.5 cm
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Jul 10, 2019
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$2,000
I. ONE VERY LONG TONE; II. SAY SOMETHING NICELY; III. SHADOW COME TO FOCUS; IV. BALANCING RAIN, 2005
Sold on Jul 10, 2019
$750
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works on paper
22.5 x 15.3 cm
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$750
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Jul 10, 2019
Sotheby's
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I. ONE VERY LONG TONE; II. SAY SOMETHING NICELY; III. SHADOW COME TO FOCUS; IV. BALANCING RAIN, 2005
works on paper
Jul 10, 2019
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$750
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Work on Paper
22.5 x 15.3 cm
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Jul 10, 2019
Sotheby's
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$750
We Are Each Others Golden Landmines, 2002
Sold on Jun 20, 2019
$2,000
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Work on Paper
Color pencils and highlighter on white wove paper
34.0 x 42.0 cm
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$2,000
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Jun 20, 2019
Swann
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We Are Each Others Golden Landmines, 2002
Color pencils and highlighter on white wove paper
Jun 20, 2019
Swann
$2,000
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34.0 x 42.0 cm
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Jun 20, 2019
Swann
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$2,000
Big Drag, 2004
Sold on Feb 13, 2019
$2,500
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sculpture
170.2 x 94.0 x 86.4 cm
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$2,500
Auction Sale
Feb 13, 2019
Phillips
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Big Drag, 2004
sculpture
Feb 13, 2019
Phillips
$2,500
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170.2 x 94.0 x 86.4 cm
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Feb 13, 2019
Phillips
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$2,500