Lorna Simpson

American, b. 1960

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Lorna Simpson makes conceptual photographs and collages that explore issues of representation, identity, and history as they relate to the African American female experience. She combines original, found, or archival images with snippets of text, …

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Call Waiting No. 10
Sold on Apr 27, 2022
US$2,805
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Photography
silver gelatin print mounted in 8-ply archival mat with silk-screened text in artist's frame
15 1/2 x 12 in. (39.4 x 33 cm.) 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (57.2 x 47 cm.)
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US$2,805
Auction Sale
Apr 27, 2022
Bonhams
Call Waiting No. 10
silver gelatin print mounted in 8-ply archival mat with silk-screened text in artist's frame
Apr 27, 2022
Bonhams
US$2,805
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Photography
15 1/2 x 12 in. (39.4 x 33 cm.) 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (57.2 x 47 cm.)
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Apr 27, 2022
Bonhams
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US$2,805
Untitled
Sold on Apr 21, 2022
US$1,260
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Print
Electrostatic heat color transfer print, on wool felt, with full margins.
I. 8 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (21.3 x 31.4 cm) S. 12 x 15 in. (30.5 x 38.1 cm)
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US$1,260
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Apr 21, 2022
Phillips
Untitled
Electrostatic heat color transfer print, on wool felt, with full margins.
Apr 21, 2022
Phillips
US$1,260
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Print
I. 8 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (21.3 x 31.4 cm) S. 12 x 15 in. (30.5 x 38.1 cm)
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Apr 21, 2022
Phillips
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US$1,260
i. Actress 2D ii. Barbara 1M iii. Actress 1C iv. Actress 3A [Four Works]
Sold on Dec 17, 2021
US$20,160
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Artwork Dimension
8 ½ by 11 in. 21.6 by 27.9 cm.
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US$20,160
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Dec 17, 2021
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i. Actress 2D ii. Barbara 1M iii. Actress 1C iv. Actress 3A [Four Works]
Dec 17, 2021
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US$20,160
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8 ½ by 11 in. 21.6 by 27.9 cm.
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Dec 17, 2021
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US$20,160
i. Actress 2D ii. Barbara 1M iii. Actress 1C iv. Actress 3A [Four Works], 2007
Sold on Dec 9, 2021
US$20,160
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Work on Paper
graphite, ink and watercolor on paper
27.9 x 21.6 cm
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US$20,160
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Dec 9, 2021
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i. Actress 2D ii. Barbara 1M iii. Actress 1C iv. Actress 3A [Four Works], 2007
graphite, ink and watercolor on paper
Dec 9, 2021
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Work on Paper
27.9 x 21.6 cm
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Dec 9, 2021
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US$20,160
Three Part Soul, 2016
Sold on Nov 18, 2021
US$75,600
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Painting
ink and screenprint on claybord, in 3 parts
each part 24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm) overall 72 x 36 in. (182.9 x 91.4 cm)
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US$75,600
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Nov 18, 2021
Phillips
Three Part Soul, 2016
ink and screenprint on claybord, in 3 parts
Nov 18, 2021
Phillips
US$75,600
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Painting
each part 24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm) overall 72 x 36 in. (182.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Nov 18, 2021
Phillips
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US$75,600
Ebony 8
Sold on Oct 16, 2021
£18,750
US$25,772
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Artwork Dimension
10 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄2in. (26.7 x 21.6cm.)
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£18,750
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Oct 16, 2021
Christie's
Ebony 8
Oct 16, 2021
Christie's
£18,750
US$25,772
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10 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄2in. (26.7 x 21.6cm.)
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Oct 16, 2021
Christie's
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£18,750
Ultra Blue, 2013
Sold on Oct 14, 2021
£32,760
US$44,777
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Work on Paper
collage and ink on paper
75.9 x 57.3 cm (29 7/8 x 22 1/2 in.)
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£32,760
Auction Sale
Oct 14, 2021
Phillips
Ultra Blue, 2013
collage and ink on paper
Oct 14, 2021
Phillips
£32,760
US$44,777
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Work on Paper
75.9 x 57.3 cm (29 7/8 x 22 1/2 in.)
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Oct 14, 2021
Phillips
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£32,760
Vantage Point, 1991
Sold on Sep 30, 2021
US$44,100
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Photography
gelatin silver prints with plastic plaques, in 2 parts
86.7 x 109.5 cm
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US$44,100
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Sep 30, 2021
Sotheby's
Vantage Point, 1991
gelatin silver prints with plastic plaques, in 2 parts
Sep 30, 2021
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US$44,100
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Photography
86.7 x 109.5 cm
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Sep 30, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$44,100
Triple Burned
Sold on Jul 21, 2021
US$15,120
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29½ by 22½ in. (74.9 by 57.2 cm.) 31 by 24 in. (78.7 by 60.9 cm.)
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US$15,120
Auction Sale
Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
Triple Burned
Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
US$15,120
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29½ by 22½ in. (74.9 by 57.2 cm.) 31 by 24 in. (78.7 by 60.9 cm.)
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Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$15,120
2 Tracks
Sold on Jul 21, 2021
US$69,300
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Photography
Photography
48⅞ by 62½ in. (124.1 by 158.8 cm.)
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US$69,300
Auction Sale
Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
2 Tracks
Photography
Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
US$69,300
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Photography
48⅞ by 62½ in. (124.1 by 158.8 cm.)
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Auction Sale
Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$69,300