Emil Lukas

American, b. 1964

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Emil Lukas experiments with new approaches to painting—one highly controlled, the other almost totally determined by chance. In his “Thread” paintings, Lukas creates images that appear to glow, stretching fine, colored threads over the edges of …

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Square Bouquet, 2013
Sold on Mar 3, 2021
US$30,240
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Sculpture
colored thread, painted wooden frame, nails and adhesive
91.4 x 91.4 x 12.1 cm
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US$30,240
Auction Sale
Mar 3, 2021
Phillips
Square Bouquet, 2013
colored thread, painted wooden frame, nails and adhesive
Mar 3, 2021
Phillips
US$30,240
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Sculpture
91.4 x 91.4 x 12.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 3, 2021
Phillips
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US$30,240
Curtain #0681, 2000
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
€3,528
US$4,261
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Sculpture
plaster, paper, canvas, paint, glass and thread, gesso
46.0 x 29.0 x 16.5 cm
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€3,528
Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Curtain #0681, 2000
plaster, paper, canvas, paint, glass and thread, gesso
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
€3,528
US$4,261
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Sculpture
46.0 x 29.0 x 16.5 cm
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Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
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€3,528
SOFT TISSUE, 2013
Sold on Sep 25, 2020
US$22,680
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Painting
thread over painted wood with paint and nails
60.9 x 68.6 x 8.9 cm
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US$22,680
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
SOFT TISSUE, 2013
thread over painted wood with paint and nails
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
US$22,680
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Painting
60.9 x 68.6 x 8.9 cm
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Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
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US$22,680
Sap Green
Sold on Sep 15, 2012
US$610
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Painting
mixed media
81.28 x 138.43 in
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Realized Price
US$610
Auction Sale
Sep 15, 2012
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Sap Green
mixed media
Sep 15, 2012
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
US$610
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81.28 x 138.43 in
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Auction Sale
Sep 15, 2012
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
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US$610
Center study # 0444, 1997
Sold on May 29, 2012
€2,214
US$2,766
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Sculpture
plaster, paper, paint, and organic matter
22.0 x 21.59 x 27.99 in
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Realized Price
€2,214
Auction Sale
May 29, 2012
BlindArte
Center study # 0444, 1997
plaster, paper, paint, and organic matter
May 29, 2012
BlindArte
€2,214
US$2,766
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Sculpture
22.0 x 21.59 x 27.99 in
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Auction Sale
May 29, 2012
BlindArte
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€2,214
Box #9, 1989
Sold on Feb 15, 2012
US$438
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Sculpture
mixed media, wire on 17 sheets of paper
22.86 x 38.1 x 5.08 in
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Realized Price
US$438
Auction Sale
Feb 15, 2012
Freeman's
Box #9, 1989
mixed media, wire on 17 sheets of paper
Feb 15, 2012
Freeman's
US$438
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Sculpture
22.86 x 38.1 x 5.08 in
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Auction Sale
Feb 15, 2012
Freeman's
Realized Price
US$438