Works Held Privately, Untouched for Decades, Surface in Rago's Fine Art Auctions in May Featuring the Reingold Collection of Sculpture and Reliefs, as well as the work of Richard Anuszkiewicz, Julian Stanczak, Roy Lichtenstein, Jules de Balincourt, Raymond Pettibon, Damien Hirst, Andy Wa
at $6,000-8,000. Featured paintings in the sale by Jules de Balincourt include: lot 707, an oil and spray paint on panel, “Value Right”, 2000, estimated at $35,000-50,000, exhibited at Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, KS, 2004 "True Stories"; and Peres Projects, Los Angeles, 2003 "Summer Jam 2003"; lot 708, “Bush Sucks”, 2002, estimated at $15,000-25,000 exhibited at LFL Gallery, 2003, published in The Village Voice, “Burn, Baby, Burn” by Jerry Saltz, June 4, 2003, p.54 and Vanity fair “The New New York School by Ingrid Sischy, December 2006. Also featured by Jules de Balincourt is lot 709, a mixed media sculpture, “Fire and Man”, 2003, estimated at $8,000-10,000.
There are lithographs, screenprints and etchings by Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd and Robert Rauschenberg. Featured prints include several by Andy Warhol, including: lot 514, “Cow (Wallpaper)”, 1971, screenprint on wallpaper, estimated by $7,000-9,000; and lot 546, “Flowers”, 1964, an offset lithograph in colors, estimated at $6,000-8,000. There are several Roy Lichtenstein prints, including lot 551, “Shipboard Girl”, 1965, estimated at $10,000-15,000; and lot 650, “Red Lamp”, 1992, a screenprint, estimated at $6,000-8,000. Another featured print is lot 569, sixteen etchings by Donald Judd, each signed, dated and numbered 70/75, estimated at $12,000-18,000.
There is sculpture by David Smith, Alexander Liberman, John Henry, Beverly Stoll Pepper, Wang Keping, Roy Lichtenstein, Lynda Benglis and Fabian Marcaccio. Featured sculpture pieces includes: lot 539, a painted ceramic jug, by David Smith, “1708/Tick Ridge”, 1946, estimated at $10,000-15,000; lot 566, an untitled painted aluminum by John Henry, estimated at $8,000-12,000; lots 612 and 613, untitled carved wood sculptures by Wang Keping, each estimated at $4,000-6,000; lot 627, a Roy Lichtenstein twenty-one piece “Rosenthal Porcelain Tea Set”, 1984, estimated at $20,000-30,000.
The sale has several lots of Video Art by Laurel Nakadate. Featured is lot 731, “We Are All Made of Stars”, 2002, sixteen minutes of video (DVD) from an edition of three, estimated at $9,000-12,000. Another featured Video Art piece by Laurel Nakadate is lot 735, “I Want To Be Your Mid-Life Crisis”, 2001, a five minute DVD, from an edition of five, estimated at $5,000-7,000, published in The New York Times, “Art In Review: Laurel Nakadate” by Ken Johnson, May 6, 2005, and The Wall Street Journal “Does This Make You Uneasy?” by Richard B. Woodward, June 16, 2011. Also, lot 736, “Lessons One Through Ten”, 2002, a three minute DVD from an edition of three, estimated at $5,000-7,000. Publications include: The Village Voice, “Whatever Laurel Wants”, by Jerry Saltz, April 26, 2005, and The New York Times, Art & Design “A Burgeoning Film Career Built on Random Encounters” by Ken Johnson, February 25, 2011 and The Paris Review Daily, “Strangers” by Tallis Eng, December 30, 2011. All of the aforementioned videos were exhibited at the Daniel Silverstein Gallery in New York in 2002.
There is photography by Elliott Erwitt, Gabriel Orozco, Sandy Skoglund, Niki S. Lee, Izima Kaoru, Tauba Auerbach, Catherine Opie, Sally Mann and Bert Stern. Featured Photography