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John McCracken

American, 1934–2011

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John McCracken

American, 1934–2011

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$137,500
AH, 1943-2011
Sold on May 16, 2019
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood
71.8 x 36.5 x 24.8 cm
Realized Price
$137,500
Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Description
John McCracken (1943-2011) AH signed, titled and dated 'AH 2005 J McCracken' (on the underside) polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood 28 ¼ x 14 3/8 x 9 ¾ in. (71.8 x 36.5 x 24.8 cm.) Executed in 2005.
AH, 1943-2011
polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood
May 16, 2019
Christie's
$137,500
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
71.8 x 36.5 x 24.8 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$137,500
Description
John McCracken (1943-2011) AH signed, titled and dated 'AH 2005 J McCracken' (on the underside) polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood 28 ¼ x 14 3/8 x 9 ¾ in. (71.8 x 36.5 x 24.8 cm.) Executed in 2005.
$348,500
Black Plank, 1988
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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Print
signed, titled and dated 'McCracken 88 BLACK PL' (lower side edge)
238.8 x 37.5 x 3.2 cm
Realized Price
$348,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
John McCracken (1934–2011) _Black Plank_ signed, titled and dated 'McCracken 88 BLACK PL' (lower side edge) Fiberglass and resin on plywood 94 x 14 ¾ x 1 ¼ in. (238.8 x 37.5 x 3.2 cm.) Executed in 1988.
Black Plank, 1988
signed, titled and dated 'McCracken 88 BLACK PL' (lower side edge)
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$348,500
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Artwork Info
Print
238.8 x 37.5 x 3.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$348,500
Description
John McCracken (1934–2011) _Black Plank_ signed, titled and dated 'McCracken 88 BLACK PL' (lower side edge) Fiberglass and resin on plywood 94 x 14 ¾ x 1 ¼ in. (238.8 x 37.5 x 3.2 cm.) Executed in 1988.
No artwork image
$125,000
PLEIADES
Sold on Nov 15, 2018
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stainless steel
35.6 by 16.5 cm
Realized Price
$125,000
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
incised with the artist's signature, title and date 1988 on the underside stainless steel 19 by 14 by 6 1/2 in. 48.3 by 35.6 by 16.5 cm.
No artwork image
PLEIADES
stainless steel
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
$125,000
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Sculpture
35.6 by 16.5 cm
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Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
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$125,000
Description
incised with the artist's signature, title and date 1988 on the underside stainless steel 19 by 14 by 6 1/2 in. 48.3 by 35.6 by 16.5 cm.
$137,500
12-III, 1971
Sold on Nov 14, 2018
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sculpture
30.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm
Realized Price
$137,500
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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12-III, 1971
sculpture
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
$137,500
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30.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm
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Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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$137,500
$50,000
Universe: Ocean, 1934-2011
Sold on Mar 1, 2018
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Painting
oil on canvas
157.5 x 304.8 cm
Realized Price
$50,000
Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2018
Christie's
Description
John McCracken (1934-2011) _Universe: Ocean_ signed, titled and dated 'UNIVERSE: OCEAN John McCracken 1993' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 62 x 120 in. (157.5 x 304.8 cm.) Painted in 1993.
Universe: Ocean, 1934-2011
oil on canvas
Mar 1, 2018
Christie's
$50,000
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157.5 x 304.8 cm
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Mar 1, 2018
Christie's
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$50,000
Description
John McCracken (1934-2011) _Universe: Ocean_ signed, titled and dated 'UNIVERSE: OCEAN John McCracken 1993' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 62 x 120 in. (157.5 x 304.8 cm.) Painted in 1993.
No artwork image
$162,500
DARK MATTER
Sold on Nov 17, 2017
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Sculpture
polyester resin on wood and fiberglass
228.9 by 38.1 cm
Realized Price
$162,500
Auction Sale
Nov 17, 2017
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1990 on the reverse polyester resin on wood and fiberglass 9 by 90 1/8 by 16 in. 22.9 by 228.9 by 38.1 cm.
No artwork image
DARK MATTER
polyester resin on wood and fiberglass
Nov 17, 2017
Sotheby's
$162,500
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Sculpture
228.9 by 38.1 cm
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Nov 17, 2017
Sotheby's
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$162,500
Description
signed, titled and dated 1990 on the reverse polyester resin on wood and fiberglass 9 by 90 1/8 by 16 in. 22.9 by 228.9 by 38.1 cm.
$37,500
Universe: Flight, 1934-2011
Sold on Jul 11, 2017
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Painting
oil on canvas
111.8 x 172.7 cm
Realized Price
$37,500
Auction Sale
Jul 11, 2017
Christie's
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JOHN MCCRACKEN (1934-2011) _Universe: Flight_ oil on canvas 44 x 68 in. (111.8 x 172.7 cm.) Painted in 1993.
Universe: Flight, 1934-2011
oil on canvas
Jul 11, 2017
Christie's
$37,500
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111.8 x 172.7 cm
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Jul 11, 2017
Christie's
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$37,500
Description
JOHN MCCRACKEN (1934-2011) _Universe: Flight_ oil on canvas 44 x 68 in. (111.8 x 172.7 cm.) Painted in 1993.
No artwork image
$150,000
UFO-2
Sold on May 19, 2017
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Sculpture
polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood
178.4 by 28 in
Realized Price
$150,000
Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled, and dated 1994 on the reverse polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood 8 1/4 by 70 1/4 by 11 in. 21 by 178.4 by 28 in.
No artwork image
UFO-2
polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood
May 19, 2017
Sotheby's
$150,000
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Sculpture
178.4 by 28 in
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Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$150,000
Description
signed, titled, and dated 1994 on the reverse polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood 8 1/4 by 70 1/4 by 11 in. 21 by 178.4 by 28 in.
No artwork image
$212,500
UNTITLED
Sold on May 19, 2017
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Sculpture
polyester resin and lacquer on plywood
243.8 by 6.4 cm
Realized Price
$212,500
Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 1972 on the reverse polyester resin and lacquer on plywood 12 by 96 by 2 1/2 in. 30.5 by 243.8 by 6.4 cm.
No artwork image
UNTITLED
polyester resin and lacquer on plywood
May 19, 2017
Sotheby's
$212,500
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Sculpture
243.8 by 6.4 cm
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Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$212,500
Description
signed and dated 1972 on the reverse polyester resin and lacquer on plywood 12 by 96 by 2 1/2 in. 30.5 by 243.8 by 6.4 cm.
$799,500
Flower, 1934-2011
Sold on May 18, 2017
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
eight elements--polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood
305 x 13 x 9 cm
Realized Price
$799,500
Auction Sale
May 18, 2017
Christie's
Description
John McCracken (1934-2011) Flower signed, titled, numbered sequentially and dated 'FLOWER 2008 J McCracken 1 of 8' (on the underside of each element) eight elements--polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood each: 120 x 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (305 x 13 x 9 cm.) Executed in 2008.
Flower, 1934-2011
eight elements--polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood
May 18, 2017
Christie's
$799,500
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
305 x 13 x 9 cm
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Auction Sale
May 18, 2017
Christie's
Realized Price
$799,500
Description
John McCracken (1934-2011) Flower signed, titled, numbered sequentially and dated 'FLOWER 2008 J McCracken 1 of 8' (on the underside of each element) eight elements--polyester resin, fiberglass and plywood each: 120 x 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (305 x 13 x 9 cm.) Executed in 2008.
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