George Rickey - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The Estate of the Artist
    Marlborough Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, George Rickey: Recent Sculpture, November 1 - December 23, 1995, no. 12, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Kruishoutem, Veranneman Foundation, George Rickey Sculptures, May 9 - July 11, 1998
    New York, Marlborough Gallery, George Rickey: Selected Works from the Rickey Estate, March 13 - April 12, 2008, no. 19, p. 24 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “The object was for the pieces to perform as they could, and I wanted their movement to be slow, unhampered, deliberate – but at the same time unpredictable.” George Rickey, 1988


Four Cubes with Gimbal II

incised with the artist's signature, number and date "2/3 Rickey 1994-6" on the top of the base
stainless steel
57 x 27 x 27 in. (144.8 x 68.6 x 68.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1994 and executed in 1996, this work is number 2 from an edition of 3.

$80,000 - 120,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 14 November 2018