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Mike Kelley

American, 1954–2012

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Mike Kelley

American, 1954–2012

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Garbage Drawing #32, 1954-2012
Sold on Aug 4, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
acrylic on paper
27 x 94 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Aug 4, 2020
Christie's
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Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Garbage Drawing #32 inscribed '32' (on the reverse) acrylic on paper 10 5/8 x 37 in. (27 x 94 cm.) Executed in 1988.
Garbage Drawing #32, 1954-2012
acrylic on paper
Aug 4, 2020
Christie's
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Work on Paper
27 x 94 cm
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Auction Sale
Aug 4, 2020
Christie's
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Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Garbage Drawing #32 inscribed '32' (on the reverse) acrylic on paper 10 5/8 x 37 in. (27 x 94 cm.) Executed in 1988.
$6,250
Study from Meditation of a Can of Vernors, 1954-2012
Sold on Dec 9, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache, spray paint and paper collage on paper
38.7 x 40 in.
Realized Price
$6,250
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Study from Meditation of a Can of Vernors signed and dated 'M. Kelley 1981' (on the reverse) gouache, spray paint and paper collage on paper 15 ¼ x 15 ¾ in. (38.7 x 40 in.) Executed in 1981.
Study from Meditation of a Can of Vernors, 1954-2012
gouache, spray paint and paper collage on paper
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
$6,250
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Work on Paper
38.7 x 40 in.
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Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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$6,250
Description
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Study from Meditation of a Can of Vernors signed and dated 'M. Kelley 1981' (on the reverse) gouache, spray paint and paper collage on paper 15 ¼ x 15 ¾ in. (38.7 x 40 in.) Executed in 1981.
$6,250
Compound Temporal Conflation (Horizontal) (#1- 4), 2002-2003
Sold on Dec 9, 2019
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Photography
archival pigment prints, in four parts
47 x 73 cm
Realized Price
$6,250
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Compound Temporal Conflation (Horizontal) (#1- 4) archival pigment prints, in four parts each: 18 ½ x 28 ¾ in. (47 x 73 cm.) Executed in 2002-2003. This work is number one from an edition of five.
Compound Temporal Conflation (Horizontal) (#1- 4), 2002-2003
archival pigment prints, in four parts
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
$6,250
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Photography
47 x 73 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$6,250
Description
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Compound Temporal Conflation (Horizontal) (#1- 4) archival pigment prints, in four parts each: 18 ½ x 28 ¾ in. (47 x 73 cm.) Executed in 2002-2003. This work is number one from an edition of five.
$6,250
THE LONE PROSPECTOR (RECONSTRUCTED HISTORY SERIES), 1989
Sold on Dec 6, 2019
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Photography
gelatin silver print
17.2 x 24.1 cm
Realized Price
$6,250
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2019
Sotheby's
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THE LONE PROSPECTOR (RECONSTRUCTED HISTORY SERIES), 1989
gelatin silver print
Dec 6, 2019
Sotheby's
$6,250
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17.2 x 24.1 cm
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Dec 6, 2019
Sotheby's
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$6,250
£18,750
Holiday Lingham Paperweight, 1954 - 2012
Sold on Jun 26, 2019
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Painting
dirt, cement, enamel paint, Land O'Lakes butter, wood and paint
22 x 99.5cm
Realized Price
£18,750
Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mike Kelley (1954 - 2012) _Holiday Lingham Paperweight_ dirt, cement, enamel paint, Land O'Lakes butter, wood and paint sculpture: 4 ¾ x 10 ¼in. (12 x 26cm.) base: 8 5/8 x 39 1/8in. (22 x 99.5cm.) Executed in 2002
Holiday Lingham Paperweight, 1954 - 2012
dirt, cement, enamel paint, Land O'Lakes butter, wood and paint
Jun 26, 2019
Christie's
£18,750
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Painting
22 x 99.5cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
£18,750
Description
Mike Kelley (1954 - 2012) _Holiday Lingham Paperweight_ dirt, cement, enamel paint, Land O'Lakes butter, wood and paint sculpture: 4 ¾ x 10 ¼in. (12 x 26cm.) base: 8 5/8 x 39 1/8in. (22 x 99.5cm.) Executed in 2002
$250,000
Untitled, 1954-2012
Sold on May 16, 2019
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found afghans, handmade stuffed yarn dolls, ribbon, plastic dreidels, pipe cleaners, Styrofoam, googly eyes and wire, in six parts
18 x 135.6 x 128.3 cm
Realized Price
$250,000
Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Untitled found afghans, handmade stuffed yarn dolls, ribbon, plastic dreidels, pipe cleaners, Styrofoam, googly eyes and wire, in six parts smallest: 6 ¼ x 19 x 20 in. (15.9 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm.) largest: 7 ½ x 53 3/8 x 50 ½ in. (18 x 135.6 x 128.3 cm.) overall dimensions variable Executed in 1990.
Untitled, 1954-2012
found afghans, handmade stuffed yarn dolls, ribbon, plastic dreidels, pipe cleaners, Styrofoam, googly eyes and wire, in six parts
May 16, 2019
Christie's
$250,000
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Sculpture
18 x 135.6 x 128.3 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$250,000
Description
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Untitled found afghans, handmade stuffed yarn dolls, ribbon, plastic dreidels, pipe cleaners, Styrofoam, googly eyes and wire, in six parts smallest: 6 ¼ x 19 x 20 in. (15.9 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm.) largest: 7 ½ x 53 3/8 x 50 ½ in. (18 x 135.6 x 128.3 cm.) overall dimensions variable Executed in 1990.
£87,500
Ghoul #2 (pimp), 2005
Sold on Mar 8, 2019
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sculpture
63.5 x 203.2 x 53.3 cm
Realized Price
£87,500
Auction Sale
Mar 8, 2019
Phillips
Description
Ghoul #2 (pimp), 2005
sculpture
Mar 8, 2019
Phillips
£87,500
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63.5 x 203.2 x 53.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 8, 2019
Phillips
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£87,500
$100,000
Missing Time Color Exercise (reversed) No.5 (Resonating Stone Walls), 1954-2012
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
thirty-two Sex to Sexty magazines and acrylic on panel, in artist's frame
119.4 x 205.7 x 5.7 cm
Realized Price
$100,000
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Missing Time Color Exercise (reversed) No.5 (Resonating Stone Walls) thirty-two Sex to Sexty magazines and acrylic on panel, in artist's frame 47 x 81 x 2 ¼ in. (119.4 x 205.7 x 5.7 cm.) Executed in 2002.
Missing Time Color Exercise (reversed) No.5 (Resonating Stone Walls), 1954-2012
thirty-two Sex to Sexty magazines and acrylic on panel, in artist's frame
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
$100,000
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Painting
119.4 x 205.7 x 5.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$100,000
Description
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Missing Time Color Exercise (reversed) No.5 (Resonating Stone Walls) thirty-two Sex to Sexty magazines and acrylic on panel, in artist's frame 47 x 81 x 2 ¼ in. (119.4 x 205.7 x 5.7 cm.) Executed in 2002.
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Price not available
LITTLE SOLDIER OF CHRIST
Sold on Nov 20, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
watercolour, pencil and paper collage on paper
66 by 50.8 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1997 on the reverse watercolour, pencil and paper collage on paper 66 by 50.8 cm. 26 by 20 in.
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LITTLE SOLDIER OF CHRIST
watercolour, pencil and paper collage on paper
Nov 20, 2018
Sotheby's
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Work on Paper
66 by 50.8 cm
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Nov 20, 2018
Sotheby's
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Description
signed, titled and dated 1997 on the reverse watercolour, pencil and paper collage on paper 66 by 50.8 cm. 26 by 20 in.
Price not available
Arena #8 (Leopard), 1990
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
found stuffed animals and knit blanket, in two parts
116.8 x 30.5 x 184.1 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
Arena #8 (Leopard), 1990
found stuffed animals and knit blanket, in two parts
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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Sculpture
116.8 x 30.5 x 184.1 cm
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Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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Price not available
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