105
105
Lucas Samaras
BOX #98
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
105
Lucas Samaras
BOX #98
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Lucas Samaras
B. 1936
BOX #98
wooden box construction with nails, acrylic, metal, fabric, printed paper collage and Plexiglas
open: 10 by 8 3/4 by 12 in. 25.4 by 22.2 by 30.5 cm.
closed: 4 by 8 3/4 by 9 1/2 in. 10.2 by 22.2 by 24 cm.
Executed in 1977.
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Provenance

The Pace Gallery, New York
Galerie Xippas, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

London, Mayor Gallery, Lucas Samaras, March - April 1978
Tokyo, Galerie Watari, Samaras, May - July 1981, illustrated
Athens, Jean Bernier Gallery, Lucas Samaras, December 1983 - January 1984
Athens, National Gallery of Greece, The Alexander Soutzos Museum, Lucas Samaras: A Retrospective, April - July 2005, p. 182, illustrated

Literature

Peter Mollenkof, "Punishing the Modern Legacy," Asahi Evening News, 29 May 1981, illustrated

Catalogue Note

“I’m an Abstract Expressionist sewer, not a mosaicist.”

Lucas Samaras

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