Wendell Castle - Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale New York Wednesday, March 6, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    R 20th Century, New York

  • Literature

    Cara Greenberg, Op to Pop: Furniture of the 1960s, New York, 1999, pp. 58-59 for examples from the “Molar” series
    Donald Albrecht, AutoPlastic: Wendell Castle, 1968-1973, exh. cat., R 20th Century, New York, 2004, for an early white example
    Julie V. Iovine, “Plastic Fantastic: Wendell Castle’s Red, Yellow and Blue Period,” New York Times Style Magazine, April 1, 2007, p. 40
    Alastair Gordon, Wendell Castle: Wandering Forms, Works from 1959-1979, exh. cat., The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefeld, 2012, pp. 154-57 for a sketch of the model and a white example

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN COLLECTOR

8

Black Edition “Big Table,” from the “Molar” series

2007
Gel-coated reinforced plastic.
29 x 215 x 57 in. (73.7 x 546.1 x 144.8 cm)
Produced by Wendell Castle Studio, Scottsville, New York. Number 3 from the edition of 8 plus 2 artist’s proofs. Incised with “Castle 07 3 / 8” and impressed with “molar/R.”

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $74,500

Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale

7 March 2013
New York