Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 187

Large Joseph Nechvatal Robotic-Assisted Diptych Painting

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Joseph Nechvatal (b. 1951)
Marking(s); notes: signed, markings; 1987
Country of origin; materials: American; computer/robotic-assisted acrylic on canvas
Dimensions (H, W, D): 47.75"h, 74"w
Additional Information: Work is titled "Plunging Resistance." The top and bottom pieces are marked on reverse. Joseph Nechvatal is known for his work using custom-created computer viruses to create robotic-assisted paintings and animations. (source: Wikipedia) Provenance: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good