Polígrafa: 50 Years in Print- Francis Bacon, Ed Ruscha, Christo, Antoni Tàpies, and more

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude Wrapped Woman, 1996 Lithograph and collage in colors Edition of 125 21.85 x 27.95 in. Est. 5,000–7,000 USD

From the archives of renowned print workshop Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, artnet Auctions is honored to present over 50 published editions.

From the archives of renowned print workshop Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, artnet Auctions is honored to present over 50 published editions. Polígrafa is known for its commitment to promoting Spanish artists abroad, as well as for working with established Contemporary artists from all over the world. Since 1964, when Polígrafa was founded in Barcelona by Manuel de Muga, over 300 leading artists have published editions with the workshop. Polígrafa: 50 Years in Print features some of the most desirable prints produced over the last 50 years, with works by Francis Bacon, Antoni Tàpies, Christo, Ed Ruscha, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Helen Frankenthaler, Donald Sultan, Eric Fischl, Jacob Kassay, Ryan McGinness, and Luis Tomasello, among others.

Auction Highlights

  •     Francis Bacon, Untitled (Leon Trotsky) from Triptych, 1987. Estimated at $6,000 to 8,000.
  •     Carlos Cruz-Diez, Inducción Cromática a Doble Frecuencia (complete set of 10), 2013. Estimated at $25,000 to 35,000.
  •     Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Wrapped Telephone (from 12 Years of Galeria Joan Prats portfolio), 1988. Estimated at $5,000 to 7,000.
  •     Ed Ruscha, Bailarina, 1988. Estimated at $6,000 to 8,000.
  •     Antoni Tàpies, Mitjó, 1971. Estimated at $2,200 to 2,800.
  •     Ryan McGinness, Women, The Polígrafa Portfolio (complete set of 5), 2012. Estimated at $10,000 to 15,000.
  •     Luis Tomasello, S/T 2 (complete set of 3), 2013. Estimated at $5,000 to 7,000.
  •     Jacob Kassay, Frankfurter Allgemeine (complete set of 9), 2014. Estimated at $30,000 to 50,000.
  •     Donald Baechler, Five Flowers, 2007. Estimated at $1,500 to 2,500.
  •     Guillermo Kuitca, Sin título 1 & 2, 1997. Estimated at $3,000 to 5,000.
  •     Donald Sultan, Trumpet March 17 (complete set of 4), 2008. Estimated at $4,500 to 5,000.

Polígrafa: 50 Years in Print is live on artnet Auctions now through March 26, 2015, and is on view at http://www.artnet.com/auctions/poligrafa.

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