Jim Shaw

American, b. 1952

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Famous as a collector of American junk, including a trove of thrift store paintings once sought by art collector Charles Saatchi, Jim Shaw draws on his vast stores of pop cultural artifacts in his work. The My Mirage (1986–91) project comprises …

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Untitled, 1992
Sold on Jul 6, 2021
£3,024
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Painting
oil on canvas
30.3 x 30.5 cm
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£3,024
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Jul 6, 2021
Phillips
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Untitled, 1992
oil on canvas
Jul 6, 2021
Phillips
£3,024
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Painting
30.3 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 6, 2021
Phillips
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£3,024
Dream Drawing (Nautilus: A Woman with a Dyed Blond Butch Haircut), 1993
Sold on Apr 14, 2021
$2,040
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper
34.9 x 43.2 cm
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$2,040
Auction Sale
Apr 14, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1993 signed and dated 'Jim Shaw '93' (on the reverse) graphite on paper 17 x 13 3/4 in. 43.2 x 34.9 cm.
Dream Drawing (Nautilus: A Woman with a Dyed Blond Butch Haircut), 1993
graphite on paper
Apr 14, 2021
Bonhams
$2,040
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Work on Paper
34.9 x 43.2 cm
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Apr 14, 2021
Bonhams
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$2,040
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1993 signed and dated 'Jim Shaw '93' (on the reverse) graphite on paper 17 x 13 3/4 in. 43.2 x 34.9 cm.
Dream Object (I'm at an art school where an Asian student is sneaking through cardboard doors past guard and two anglo woman driking out of large plastic cups), 1998
Sold on Mar 30, 2021
£1,875
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Painting
black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame
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£1,875
Auction Sale
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
Description
JIM SHAW (B. 1952) foam, black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame 243⁄4 x 243⁄4 x 71⁄4in. (63 x 63 x 18.5cm.) Executed in 1998 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Dream Object (I'm at an art school where an Asian student is sneaking through cardboard doors past guard and two anglo woman driking out of large plastic cups), 1998
black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame
Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
£1,875
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Painting
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Mar 30, 2021
Christie's
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£1,875
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JIM SHAW (B. 1952) foam, black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame 243⁄4 x 243⁄4 x 71⁄4in. (63 x 63 x 18.5cm.) Executed in 1998 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Dream Object (I'm at an art school where an Asian student is sneaking through cardboard doors past guard and two anglo woman driking out of large plastic cups), 1998
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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Painting
black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame
63.0 x 63.0 x 18.5 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
Description
JIM SHAW (B. 1952) foam, black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame 243⁄4 x 243⁄4 x 71⁄4in. (63 x 63 x 18.5cm.) Executed in 1998 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Dream Object (I'm at an art school where an Asian student is sneaking through cardboard doors past guard and two anglo woman driking out of large plastic cups), 1998
black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
63.0 x 63.0 x 18.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 29, 2021
Christie's
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Price not available
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JIM SHAW (B. 1952) foam, black and white photograph on board, in artist's frame 243⁄4 x 243⁄4 x 71⁄4in. (63 x 63 x 18.5cm.) Executed in 1998 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Dream Drawing, 1992
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
$2,394
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper, in 2 parts
22.8 x 30.5 cm
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$2,394
Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE i. signed, dated '92 and inscribed ON A "SNEAK PREVIEWS" THEY SHOWED, A CLIP WITH A NAKED WOMAN HOPPING UP SOME STEPS AND TALKING TO MICHAEL J FOX on the reverse ii. signed, dated '92 and inscribed THE REVIEWER WAS WEARING AN AMUSEMENT PARK HEAD WITH A PEE-WEE SUIT AS THE PARAPET OUTSIDE TURNED INTO A ROLLER COASTER & I STEPPED OVER DESKS TO CHANGE CHANNELS on the reverse graphite on paper, in 2 parts Each Sheet: 12 by 9 in. (30.5 by 22.8 cm.) Each Framed: 19 by 16 in. (48.3 by 40.6 cm.)
Dream Drawing, 1992
graphite on paper, in 2 parts
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
$2,394
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Work on Paper
22.8 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$2,394
Description
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE i. signed, dated '92 and inscribed ON A "SNEAK PREVIEWS" THEY SHOWED, A CLIP WITH A NAKED WOMAN HOPPING UP SOME STEPS AND TALKING TO MICHAEL J FOX on the reverse ii. signed, dated '92 and inscribed THE REVIEWER WAS WEARING AN AMUSEMENT PARK HEAD WITH A PEE-WEE SUIT AS THE PARAPET OUTSIDE TURNED INTO A ROLLER COASTER & I STEPPED OVER DESKS TO CHANGE CHANNELS on the reverse graphite on paper, in 2 parts Each Sheet: 12 by 9 in. (30.5 by 22.8 cm.) Each Framed: 19 by 16 in. (48.3 by 40.6 cm.)
Oist student drawing, 2007
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
€2,000
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Work on Paper
ink and graphite on paper
76.0 x 57.0 cm
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€2,000
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
Description
encre et graphite sur papier 57 x 76 cm. Réalisé en 2007. ink and graphite on paper 221⁄2 x 297⁄8 in. Executed in 2007.
Oist student drawing, 2007
ink and graphite on paper
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
€2,000
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Work on Paper
76.0 x 57.0 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
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€2,000
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encre et graphite sur papier 57 x 76 cm. Réalisé en 2007. ink and graphite on paper 221⁄2 x 297⁄8 in. Executed in 2007.
Untitled (Ethan), 2006
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
$27,720
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Painting
oil on canvas mounted to panel
107.0 x 153.0 cm
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$27,720
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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Untitled (Ethan), 2006
oil on canvas mounted to panel
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
$27,720
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Painting
107.0 x 153.0 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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$27,720
Sans titre, 2005
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
€8,750
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Work on Paper
ink and aerograph on paper
131.0 x 201.0 cm
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€8,750
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
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encre et aérographe sur papier 201 x 131 cm. Réalisé en 2005. ink and aerograph on paper 791⁄8 x 515⁄8 in. Executed in 2005.
Sans titre, 2005
ink and aerograph on paper
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
€8,750
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Work on Paper
131.0 x 201.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€8,750
Description
encre et aérographe sur papier 201 x 131 cm. Réalisé en 2005. ink and aerograph on paper 791⁄8 x 515⁄8 in. Executed in 2005.
Untitled, 1981
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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Work on Paper
graphite, colored pencil and airbrush on paper
34.6 x 27.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Jim Shaw (b. 1952) Untitled graphite, colored pencil and airbrush on paper 13 5/8 x 10 ¾ in. (34.6 x 27.3 cm.) Executed in 1981.
Untitled, 1981
graphite, colored pencil and airbrush on paper
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Work on Paper
34.6 x 27.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Jim Shaw (b. 1952) Untitled graphite, colored pencil and airbrush on paper 13 5/8 x 10 ¾ in. (34.6 x 27.3 cm.) Executed in 1981.
Dream Drawing, 1996
Sold on Oct 21, 2020
$3,780
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Work on Paper
Graphite, on wove paper
22.9 x 30.5 cm
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$3,780
Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
Phillips
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Dream Drawing, 1996
Graphite, on wove paper
Oct 21, 2020
Phillips
$3,780
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Work on Paper
22.9 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
Phillips
Realized Price
$3,780