Roman Opalka

French-born Polish, 1931–2011

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Painter and photographer Roman Opalka is best known for his lifelong project, 1965/1 to Infinity (1965-2011), in which he painted white numbers in long rows across a gray background. “The fundamental basis of my work, to which I have dedicated my …

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OPALKA 1965/1-∞ DETAIL-1243401-1246137, 1965
Sold on May 25, 2021
€50,000
US$61,071
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
24.0 x 33.0 cm
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Realized Price
€50,000
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May 25, 2021
Christie's
OPALKA 1965/1-∞ DETAIL-1243401-1246137, 1965
ink on paper
May 25, 2021
Christie's
€50,000
US$61,071
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Work on Paper
24.0 x 33.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
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€50,000
OPALKA 1965/1 - ∞ Détail 185086 – 218302, 1965
Sold on May 20, 2021
€1,222,500
US$1,487,853
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
135.3 x 195.3 cm
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€1,222,500
Auction Sale
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
OPALKA 1965/1 - ∞ Détail 185086 – 218302, 1965
acrylic on canvas
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
€1,222,500
US$1,487,853
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Painting
135.3 x 195.3 cm
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May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
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€1,222,500
OPALKA 1965/1-8 Detail, 1676723-1679589, 1965
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
£68,750
US$94,111
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
24.13 x 33.02 cm
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Realized Price
£68,750
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
OPALKA 1965/1-8 Detail, 1676723-1679589, 1965
ink on paper
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
£68,750
US$94,111
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Work on Paper
24.13 x 33.02 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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£68,750
1965/1 - ∞ DÉTAIL 2345774 - 2347926, 1965
Sold on Mar 19, 2021
£50,400
US$70,173
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
212.0 x 212.0 cm
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£50,400
Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
1965/1 - ∞ DÉTAIL 2345774 - 2347926, 1965
ink on paper
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£50,400
US$70,173
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212.0 x 212.0 cm
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Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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£50,400
Opalka 1965 / 1 - 8, Detail 5462920 - 5480388, 1931-2011
Sold on Dec 5, 2020
€704,000
US$856,268
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
196 x 135 cm
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€704,000
Auction Sale
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
Opalka 1965 / 1 - 8, Detail 5462920 - 5480388, 1931-2011
acrylic on canvas
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
€704,000
US$856,268
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196 x 135 cm
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Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
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€704,000
Opalka 1965 / 1 - 8, Detail 5286842 – 5302004, 1931-2011
Sold on Oct 22, 2020
€560,000
US$664,304
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
196 x 135 cm
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€560,000
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Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
Opalka 1965 / 1 - 8, Detail 5286842 – 5302004, 1931-2011
acrylic on canvas
Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
€560,000
US$664,304
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196 x 135 cm
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Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
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€560,000
OPAŁKA 1965/1 – ∞ DETAIL 4514079 – 4536373, 1965
Sold on Feb 13, 2020
£471,000
US$610,289
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
135.2 x 196.5 cm
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£471,000
Auction Sale
Feb 13, 2020
Phillips
OPAŁKA 1965/1 – ∞ DETAIL 4514079 – 4536373, 1965
acrylic on canvas
Feb 13, 2020
Phillips
£471,000
US$610,289
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135.2 x 196.5 cm
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Feb 13, 2020
Phillips
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£471,000
Opalka 1965 / 1-8, Detail 3817670-3820342, 1931-2011
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
€67,500
US$74,821
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
33 x 24.2 cm
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Realized Price
€67,500
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Opalka 1965 / 1-8, Detail 3817670-3820342, 1931-2011
ink on paper
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
€67,500
US$74,821
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Work on Paper
33 x 24.2 cm
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Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
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€67,500
1965/1-8 Detail 1330516 - 1348651, 1931-2011
Sold on Oct 4, 2019
£791,250
US$975,611
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
196 x 135cm
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£791,250
Auction Sale
Oct 4, 2019
Christie's
1965/1-8 Detail 1330516 - 1348651, 1931-2011
acrylic on canvas
Oct 4, 2019
Christie's
£791,250
US$975,611
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Painting
196 x 135cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 4, 2019
Christie's
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£791,250
OPALKA 1965/1-infinity, DETAIL 2325574-2328295, 1965
Sold on Jun 5, 2019
€65,000
US$73,149
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Work on Paper
Ink on paper
23.8 x 32.5 cm
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Realized Price
€65,000
Auction Sale
Jun 5, 2019
Artcurial
OPALKA 1965/1-infinity, DETAIL 2325574-2328295, 1965
Ink on paper
Jun 5, 2019
Artcurial
€65,000
US$73,149
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Work on Paper
23.8 x 32.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 5, 2019
Artcurial
Realized Price
€65,000