Roger Ackling

British, 1947–2014

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Sculptor Roger Ackling made all of his work by the same method—burning marks onto found wooden objects and scraps by focusing sunlight through a magnifying glass. For Ackling, the method combined the monumentality and infinity of outer space with …

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One Hour, Summer, 1979
Sold on Jun 27, 2014
£1,860
US$3,168
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Work on Paper
strips of colored card mounted onto card, with a line drawn by the sun through magnifying glass
122.61 x 1.3 in
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£1,860
Auction Sale
Jun 27, 2014
Bloomsbury Auctions
One Hour, Summer, 1979
strips of colored card mounted onto card, with a line drawn by the sun through magnifying glass
Jun 27, 2014
Bloomsbury Auctions
£1,860
US$3,168
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Work on Paper
122.61 x 1.3 in
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Jun 27, 2014
Bloomsbury Auctions
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£1,860
Sans titre, 1947
Sold on Nov 26, 2013
€1,625
US$2,205
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6.8 x 29.4 cm
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€1,625
Auction Sale
Nov 26, 2013
Christie's
Sans titre, 1947
Nov 26, 2013
Christie's
€1,625
US$2,205
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6.8 x 29.4 cm
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Nov 26, 2013
Christie's
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€1,625
Weybourne, 1989
Sold on Sep 10, 2013
US$1,375
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72% est
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Sculpture
sunlight charred driftwood
9.53 x 26.04 x 1.91 in
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US$1,375
Auction Sale
Sep 10, 2013
Doyle New York
Weybourne, 1989
sunlight charred driftwood
Sep 10, 2013
Doyle New York
US$1,375
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Sculpture
9.53 x 26.04 x 1.91 in
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Auction Sale
Sep 10, 2013
Doyle New York
Realized Price
US$1,375
Weybourne, 1989
Sold on Sep 10, 2013
US$1,500
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sunlight charred strawboard
27.94 x 57.79 x 5.08 in
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US$1,500
Auction Sale
Sep 10, 2013
Doyle New York
Weybourne, 1989
sunlight charred strawboard
Sep 10, 2013
Doyle New York
US$1,500
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Sculpture
27.94 x 57.79 x 5.08 in
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Sep 10, 2013
Doyle New York
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US$1,500
One minute is long enough! So it's a second!, 1977
Sold on Apr 17, 2013
£2,000
US$3,066
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Photography
photograph and burnt card
15 x 46cm
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£2,000
Auction Sale
Apr 17, 2013
Christie's
One minute is long enough! So it's a second!, 1977
photograph and burnt card
Apr 17, 2013
Christie's
£2,000
US$3,066
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Photography
15 x 46cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 17, 2013
Christie's
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£2,000
Weybourne 4.92, 1992
Sold on Apr 15, 2013
€1,125
US$1,471
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wood and a rusted screw
30 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm
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€1,125
Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2013
Christie's
Weybourne 4.92, 1992
wood and a rusted screw
Apr 15, 2013
Christie's
€1,125
US$1,471
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30 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm
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Apr 15, 2013
Christie's
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€1,125
1 hour summer, 1979
Sold on Aug 22, 2010
US$1,037
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Work on Paper
ink on card in wood case
121.92 x 1.27 in
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US$1,037
Auction Sale
Aug 22, 2010
Bonhams & Butterfields
1 hour summer, 1979
ink on card in wood case
Aug 22, 2010
Bonhams & Butterfields
US$1,037
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Work on Paper
121.92 x 1.27 in
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Auction Sale
Aug 22, 2010
Bonhams & Butterfields
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US$1,037
Weybourne 7/89, 1989
Sold on Jan 15, 2008
US$375
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Sculpture
ink and oil on wood
23.01 x 22.5 in
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Realized Price
US$375
Auction Sale
Jan 15, 2008
Christie's
Weybourne 7/89, 1989
ink and oil on wood
Jan 15, 2008
Christie's
US$375
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23.01 x 22.5 in
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Auction Sale
Jan 15, 2008
Christie's
Realized Price
US$375