Edgar Negret

Colombian, 1920–2012

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Edgar Negret believed that mechanical forms free of function acquired a magical quality; his 1957 series “Aparatos Mágicos” (“Magical Apparatuses”) comprised mechanical items that had no specific purpose, and would come to be the defining …

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Vigilantes, 1977
Sold on Jul 6, 2021
£18,900
US$26,182
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Sculpture
painted aluminium
60.4 x 58.5 x 60.4 cm
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£18,900
Auction Sale
Jul 6, 2021
Phillips
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Vigilantes, 1977
painted aluminium
Jul 6, 2021
Phillips
£18,900
US$26,182
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Sculpture
60.4 x 58.5 x 60.4 cm
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Jul 6, 2021
Phillips
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£18,900
Libélula, 1983
Sold on Jun 22, 2021
US$30,240
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Sculpture
painted aluminum
94.0 x 97.5 x 97.0 cm
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US$30,240
Auction Sale
Jun 22, 2021
Phillips
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Libélula, 1983
painted aluminum
Jun 22, 2021
Phillips
US$30,240
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Sculpture
94.0 x 97.5 x 97.0 cm
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Jun 22, 2021
Phillips
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US$30,240
Aparato mágico, 1957
Sold on May 13, 2021
US$60,000
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Sculpture
painted cardboard and wood construction
62.9 x 144.8 x 24.1 cm
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US$60,000
Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 1957 on the reverse painted cardboard and wood construction  57 by 24¾ by 9½ in. (144.8 by 62.9 by 24.1 cm.) Framed: 60 by 30½ by 11½ in. (152.4 by 77.5 by 29.2 cm.) Executed in 1957.
Aparato mágico, 1957
painted cardboard and wood construction
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
US$60,000
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Sculpture
62.9 x 144.8 x 24.1 cm
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May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$60,000
Description
signed and dated 1957 on the reverse painted cardboard and wood construction  57 by 24¾ by 9½ in. (144.8 by 62.9 by 24.1 cm.) Framed: 60 by 30½ by 11½ in. (152.4 by 77.5 by 29.2 cm.) Executed in 1957.
Máscara, 1990
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
US$32,760
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Sculpture
painted aluminum
78.74 x 80.01 cm
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US$32,760
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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signed, titled and dated 1990 on the reverse painted aluminum 31 ½ by 31 ½ by 18 ½ in. (80 by 80 by 47 cm.)
Máscara, 1990
painted aluminum
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
US$32,760
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Sculpture
78.74 x 80.01 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$32,760
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signed, titled and dated 1990 on the reverse painted aluminum 31 ½ by 31 ½ by 18 ½ in. (80 by 80 by 47 cm.)
Sol, 1985
Sold on Jan 26, 2021
US$10,837
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Sculpture
painted aluminum
15.2 x 48.2 x 15.2 cm
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US$10,837
Auction Sale
Jan 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1985 signed, titled, dated and numbered under the base painted aluminum Edition 2 of 10 19 by 16 by 16 in. (including the base) 48.2 by 15.2 by 15.2 cm.
Sol, 1985
painted aluminum
Jan 26, 2021
Bonhams
US$10,837
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Sculpture
15.2 x 48.2 x 15.2 cm
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Jan 26, 2021
Bonhams
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US$10,837
Description
1985 signed, titled, dated and numbered under the base painted aluminum Edition 2 of 10 19 by 16 by 16 in. (including the base) 48.2 by 15.2 by 15.2 cm.
Árbol, 1984
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
US$21,420
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Sculpture
painted aluminum
82.0 x 114.0 x 76.0 cm
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US$21,420
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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Árbol, 1984
painted aluminum
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
US$21,420
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Sculpture
82.0 x 114.0 x 76.0 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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US$21,420
SOL, 1985
Sold on Nov 15, 2019
US$25,000
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Sculpture
painted aluminum
128.3 x 139.7 x 60.3 cm
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US$25,000
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2019
Sotheby's
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SOL, 1985
painted aluminum
Nov 15, 2019
Sotheby's
US$25,000
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Sculpture
128.3 x 139.7 x 60.3 cm
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Nov 15, 2019
Sotheby's
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US$25,000
Navegante, 1920-2012
Sold on May 18, 2019
US$8,750
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Print
signed, dated, titled and numbered 'E. Negret, "Navegante," 1972, 7/20' (under base)
42.5 x 42.5 x 27.3 cm
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US$8,750
Auction Sale
May 18, 2019
Christie's
Description
Edgar Negret (1920-2012) Navegante signed, dated, titled and numbered 'E. Negret, "Navegante," 1972, 7/20' (under base) painted aluminum 12 x 12 x 10 ¾ in. (30.5 x 30.5 x 27.3 cm.) square 16 ¾ x 16 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (42.5 x 42.5 x 27.3 cm.) when installed Executed in 1970. Edition seven of 20.
Navegante, 1920-2012
signed, dated, titled and numbered 'E. Negret, "Navegante," 1972, 7/20' (under base)
May 18, 2019
Christie's
US$8,750
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Print
42.5 x 42.5 x 27.3 cm
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May 18, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
US$8,750
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Edgar Negret (1920-2012) Navegante signed, dated, titled and numbered 'E. Negret, "Navegante," 1972, 7/20' (under base) painted aluminum 12 x 12 x 10 ¾ in. (30.5 x 30.5 x 27.3 cm.) square 16 ¾ x 16 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (42.5 x 42.5 x 27.3 cm.) when installed Executed in 1970. Edition seven of 20.
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ESCALERA
Sold on Nov 15, 2018
US$43,750
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Sculpture
painted aluminum
60.5 by 60.5 cm
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US$43,750
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1975 on the underside of the base painted aluminum 58 1/4 by 23 3/4 by 23 3/4 in. 148 by 60.5 by 60.5 cm.
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painted aluminum
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
US$43,750
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Sculpture
60.5 by 60.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
US$43,750
Description
signed, titled and dated 1975 on the underside of the base painted aluminum 58 1/4 by 23 3/4 by 23 3/4 in. 148 by 60.5 by 60.5 cm.
Sol, 1985
Sold on Nov 14, 2018
US$43,750
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sculpture
116.0 x 130.0 x 68.0 cm
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Realized Price
US$43,750
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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Sol, 1985
sculpture
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
US$43,750
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116.0 x 130.0 x 68.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
Realized Price
US$43,750