Kenneth Noland - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | Phillips

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  • “I want my pictures to stay intact, included in their own boundaries. Paintings have their own boundaries, their own zones, their own limits.”
    —Kenneth Noland

    • Provenance

      The Artist
      Galleria Fumagalli, Milan
      Private Collection, Bergamo
      Acquired from the above by the present owner

    • Exhibited

      Bergamo, Galleria Fumagalli, Kenneth Noland, May 20–July 20, 2008
      Milan, Cardi Gallery, Kenneth Noland: Selected Works 1958-1980, January 20–April 11, 2015
      Milan, Galleria Fumagalli, A Personal View of Abstract Painting and Sculpture, May 26– September 10, 2016
      London, Pace Gallery, IMPULSE, November 3–December 22, 2017, pp. 75, 91 (illustrated, p. 75)
      New York, Yares Art, Leap of Color, February 29–July 25, 2020
      Southampton, Phillips, Abstract by Nature: Paintings from the 1950s to the Present, August 7–September 6, 2021, no. 10
      New York, Hunter Dubar Projects, Summer Selections, July 13–September 16, 2023

    • Literature

      “News Instituzioni e gallerie,” Segno, no. 258, July/August 2016, p. 13 (illustrated)
      Francesca Pola, “Enrico Castellani, Robert Mangold, Robert Morris, and Kenneth Noland,” Artforum, vol. 55, no. 3, November 2016, p. 297 (Galleria Fumagalli, Milan, installation view illustrated)


Blind Passage

signed and dated "Kenneth Noland 1977" on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
104 1/2 x 58 1/4 in. (265.4 x 148 cm)
Painted in 1977.

Full Cataloguing

$200,000 - 300,000 

Sold for $241,300

Contact Specialist

Annie Dolan
Specialist, Head of Sale, Morning Session
+1 212 940 1288

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2023