On Kawara

Japanese, 1933–2014

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On Kawara is famous for his “Today” series of paintings that depict the date of their completion in the language and dating conventions of the country in which they were completed. The artist always boxed the canvases, often including a newspaper …

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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
14.6 x 10.3 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
May 27, 2022
SBI Art Auction
Realized Price
JPY ¥2,415,000
Artwork Info
Print
51.5 x 77.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 27, 2022
SBI Art Auction
Realized Price
JPY ¥2,070,000
Artwork Info
Painting
18 x 24 in. (45.5 x 60.9 cm.)
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Auction Sale
May 9, 2022
Christie's
Realized Price
US$819,000
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
30 x 21 cm 11 13/16 x 8¼in. 22,2 x 20,6 cm 8¾x 8⅛in. 30 x 21 cm 11 13/16 x 8¼in. 22,2 x 20,6 cm 8¾x 8⅛in.
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Auction Sale
Apr 7, 2022
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€5,040
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
21.0 x 30.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 30, 2022
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€5,040
Artwork Info
Painting
33.3 x 25.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2022
SBI Art Auction
Realized Price
JPY ¥48,300,000
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
12.7 x 8.89 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
US$87,500
Artwork Info

telegram 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. (13.7 x 19.7 cm) envelope 4 1/2 x 9 in. (11.4 x 22.9 cm)
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Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
US$22,680
Artwork Info
Painting
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Auction Sale
May 27, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€532,800
Artwork Info
Painting
33.0 x 25.7 cm
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Auction Sale
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€532,800