Tunga

Brazilian, 1952–2016

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Tunga (born Jose de Barros Carvalho e Mello) worked in sculpture, installation, photography, poetry, and video. His site-specific installations transform galleries into dreamlike environments with an array of materials, including plastic, thread, …

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Untitled, 1952-2016
Sold on Nov 16, 2019
US$10,625
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14.6 x 14.3 x 26.7 cm
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US$10,625
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2019
Christie's
Untitled, 1952-2016
Nov 16, 2019
Christie's
US$10,625
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14.6 x 14.3 x 26.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
US$10,625
Eye for an Eye
Sold on Sep 18, 2019
£12,500
US$15,587
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Artwork Dimension
750 x 750 x 750 mm.
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£12,500
Auction Sale
Sep 18, 2019
Christie's
Eye for an Eye
Sep 18, 2019
Christie's
£12,500
US$15,587
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Artwork Dimension
750 x 750 x 750 mm.
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Sep 18, 2019
Christie's
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£12,500
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UNTITLED
Sold on Nov 20, 2018
£43,750
US$55,946
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Sculpture
brass wire
80 by 10 cm
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£43,750
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2018
Sotheby's
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UNTITLED
brass wire
Nov 20, 2018
Sotheby's
£43,750
US$55,946
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Sculpture
80 by 10 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2018
Sotheby's
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£43,750
Elective Affinities, Monumental Miniature, 2001-2004
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
US$8,750
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Photography
stamped and numbered 'TUNGA ART, 2/6' (on back of the flat silver base element)
15.9 x 17.8 x 20.3 cm
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US$8,750
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Elective Affinities, Monumental Miniature, 2001-2004
stamped and numbered 'TUNGA ART, 2/6' (on back of the flat silver base element)
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
US$8,750
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Photography
15.9 x 17.8 x 20.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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US$8,750
Peine (Capillary Xiphopagus Between Us), 1952-2016
Sold on May 24, 2017
US$62,500
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Sculpture
bronze and brass wire
63.5 x 22.9 x 3.2 cm
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US$62,500
Auction Sale
May 24, 2017
Christie's
Peine (Capillary Xiphopagus Between Us), 1952-2016
bronze and brass wire
May 24, 2017
Christie's
US$62,500
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Sculpture
63.5 x 22.9 x 3.2 cm
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Auction Sale
May 24, 2017
Christie's
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US$62,500
Da série Cooking Crystals , 2011, 2011
Sold on Dec 6, 2016
BRL R$250,000
US$73,132
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Sculpture
iron, glass, epoxy resin, carbon steel, steel cord and colored water
30.0 x 70.0 x 27.0 cm
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BRL R$250,000
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2016
Bolsa de Arte
Da série Cooking Crystals , 2011, 2011
iron, glass, epoxy resin, carbon steel, steel cord and colored water
Dec 6, 2016
Bolsa de Arte
BRL R$250,000
US$73,132
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Sculpture
30.0 x 70.0 x 27.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2016
Bolsa de Arte
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BRL R$250,000
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Untitled
Sold on Nov 22, 2016
US$68,750
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Sculpture
glass, steel magnets, nail and rubber
69.5 x 79.1 x 26.7 cm
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US$68,750
Auction Sale
Nov 22, 2016
Phillips
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Untitled
glass, steel magnets, nail and rubber
Nov 22, 2016
Phillips
US$68,750
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Sculpture
69.5 x 79.1 x 26.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 22, 2016
Phillips
Realized Price
US$68,750
[Untitled], 1999
Sold on Jun 30, 2016
BRL R$211,000
US$65,401
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Sculpture
molten glass, magnet, steel, cast iron and liquid rubber
90.0 x 90.0 x 50.0 cm
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BRL R$211,000
Auction Sale
Jun 30, 2016
Bolsa de Arte
[Untitled], 1999
molten glass, magnet, steel, cast iron and liquid rubber
Jun 30, 2016
Bolsa de Arte
BRL R$211,000
US$65,401
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Sculpture
90.0 x 90.0 x 50.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 30, 2016
Bolsa de Arte
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BRL R$211,000
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Untitled
Sold on May 23, 2016
US$100,000
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Sculpture
lead cable and satin ribbon
31 1/2 in.
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US$100,000
Auction Sale
May 23, 2016
Phillips
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Untitled
lead cable and satin ribbon
May 23, 2016
Phillips
US$100,000
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Sculpture
31 1/2 in.
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May 23, 2016
Phillips
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US$100,000
Untitled (Braid), 1983
Sold on Nov 20, 2015
US$68,750
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Sculpture
lead cable and satin ribbon
136.2 x 8.6 x 3.8 cm
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US$68,750
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2015
Christie's
Untitled (Braid), 1983
lead cable and satin ribbon
Nov 20, 2015
Christie's
US$68,750
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Sculpture
136.2 x 8.6 x 3.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2015
Christie's
Realized Price
US$68,750