09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Three Works: Richard Bosman (American, b. 1944), Untitled (Cigarette and Ashtray)/A Diptych

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Three Works:

Richard Bosman (American, b. 1944), Untitled (Cigarette and Ashtray)/A Diptych,
c. 1993, unsigned, woodcuts on paper towels, each image 10 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.
, framed; Thomas Lawson (American, b. 1951), Jeanne Marie Wasilik (American, 20th/21st Century), and Steve Bethel (American, 20th/21st Century), Cadavre Exquis (#318), 1992, signed and dated "Thomas Lawson May 92," "JM Wasilik," and "Steve Bethel" in pencil
on the reverse, mixed media (graphite, acrylic, color pencil, and ink) on paper, sheet size 22 1/2 x 14 1/4 in., unframed; Emmett McDermott (American, b. 1957), Untitled, signed "Emmett" in pencil on the back cover, mixed media (collage and airbrush paint) on folded cardstock, 8 1/8 x 8 1/4 in., unframed.
Condition: Cigarette not examined out of frame, Cadavre with intentional creases, Untitled good.

Provenance: Cigarette from a private Massachusetts collection; Cadavre acquired by lottery through The Drawing Center benefit exhibition (see below) to a private Massachusetts collection, Untitled through Miller Block Gallery, Boston, to a private Massachusetts collection.

Exhibitions: Cadavre in The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, November 6 to December 18, 1993.

N.B. A collaborative short story illustrated by the artist and written by Chris Minesinger entitled Dessert accompanies Untitled.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

Richard Bosman, Massachusetts, mixed media, Thomas Lawson, Jeanne Marie Wasilik, Steve Bethel, Emmett McDermott, airbrush paint, Drawing Center, Miller Block Gallery, Chris Minesinger