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
in the sale includes: lot 728, a C-Print by Izima Kaoru, “Koike Eiko wears Gianni Versace #424”, 2004, $10,000-15,000; lot 739, an untitled Gelatin silver print by Sally Mann, signed, dated and numbered 2/5,$20,000-25,000; lot 523, a C-Print by Bert stein, “Monroe with Jackie O Wig, The Lost Sitting”, 1962, signed and numbered 22/50, estimated at $9,000-12,000.
The sale contains works on paper by Raymond Pettibon, Damien Hirst and Rodney Graham. There are several lots by Raymond Pettibon, including: lot 614, untitled (Let our hid flames break out, as fire, as lightning), 1987, estimated at $5,000-7,000; lot 615, untitled (They hesitate before they are plunged into the abyss.), 1987, $4,000-6,000; lot 616, untitled (What is signified is the conversion of his soul from her present grief and wretchedness to a state of grace.), 1987, estimated at $6,000-8,000; lot 617, untitled (VA-VOOM you must be on the alert for shifts of tone, for suggestion and metaphor.), 1987, estimated at $6,000-8,000; lot 618, untitled (Nearer and nearer, as He felt, to where He should see ships burn/CROSS AND HAVE DONE WITH IT, YOU ARE SAFE-AND I AM DESOLATE.), 1987, estimated at $5,000-7,000; lot 619, untitled (It seems to come in a natural stream of association.....), 1987, estimated at $6,000-8,000; lot 620, untitled (A philosopher need not make idols of them.), 1987, estimated at $6,000-8,000; and lot 621, untitled (Let nothing mar the praises which rise to you from the lips of children.), 1987, estimated at $6,000-8,000. There are several featured works on paper by Damien Hirst, which were created to celebrate the opening of "Requiem" at the Pinchuk Art Center in the Ukraine in 2009: lot 712, “Spin Painting” (Skull), estimated at $8,000-10,000; lot 713, “Spin Painting” (Butterfly), estimated at $7,000-9,000; lot 714, “Spin Painting” (Heart), estimated at $6,000-8,000; lot 715, “Spin Painting” (Star), estimated at $6,000-8,000; lot 716, “Spin Painting” (Shark), $10,000-12,000; lot 717, “Spin Painting” (Skull), estimated at $8,000-10,000; lot 718, “Spin Painting” (Heart), estimated at $6,000-8,000.
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