Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Comics, Culture, Fashion & Art: 1950s-Present

Sat, Jan 28, 2023 12:00PM EST
Lot 115

Matt Mullican Lightbox Transparency

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Matt Mullican (b. 1951)
Marking(s); notes: signed; AP 3/3 for the edition of 8; 2000
Country of origin; materials: American; transparency in Duratron Lightbox
Dimensions (H, W, D): lightbox: 16.75"h, 20.75"w, 5.25"d; storage box: 18.75"h, 23.25"w, 7.25"d
Additional Information: Lightbox ("Untitled III") comes in the gallery's storage box. Matt Mullican describes his work as an attempt to "organize the world" through a personal cosmology of color-coded worlds. His lightboxes fit into this visual system as maps of these worlds. (source: de Young Museum https://deyoung.famsf.org/exhibitions/matt-mullican) Artist-signed gallery label to reverse of each: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York. Provenance: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York.

Comics, Culture, Fashion & Art: 1950s-Present
Urban Culture Auctions in association with Palm Beach Modern Auctions presents Comics, Culture, Fashion & Art: 1950s-Present, offering 200+ lots of pop culture relics, including key issues of Marvel and DC Comics, fashion from midcentury Broadway to men's designer sneakers, art toys and pop art prints.

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Condition

very good, no issues to note (condition of art only; storage boxes with some minor wear)

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