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EditionedArt Artists At Auction

EditionedArt artists Kenny Scharf, Judy Pfaff, Thomas Nozkowski and Ida Applebroog were featured in Phillips de Pury & company’s sale on theme titled “80s” on December 17th 2010.

The 1980s is the decade that ushered in such pop-culture milestones as MTV, graffiti fever, Apple computers and power dressing, contemporary art reflected the electric buzz and vibrancy that typified the era’s music, street-culture, technology and fashion. The pieces in 80s sale are aimed to show not only how the 80s have influenced contemporary art but how contemporary art has changed the way we see art from this pivotal moment in cultural production.

Here are the six lots by Kenny Scharf and Ida Applebroog sold in 80s Sale.

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1. Lot #46. Kenny Scharf

_Untitled, 1982

_Acrylic and Day-Glo on canvas. 94 x 170 inches.

_ESTIMATE $60,000-80,000

_SOLD AT $52,500
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2. Lot #60. Kenny Scharf

Three faces of Jackie; and Obglob, 1997 and 1998.

Two screenprints in colors.

Jackie: 32 1/2 x 40 inches; Obglob: 29 1/8 x 40 1/8 inches.

Both signed and numbered 125/150 and 137/150 both unframed.

ESTIMATE $700-1,000

SOLD AT $813
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3. Lot #61. Kenny Scharf
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Untitled (Telephone), 1985
Painted telephone with applied mixed media.
5 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches.  Signed and dated.
ESTIMATE $4,000-6,000
SOLD AT $2,500
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4. Lot # 73. Kenny Scharf

_Bismoland, 1994_

_ Lithograph in colors. 22 1/4 x 30 inches.

_Signed, dated. Edition: PP (the edition was 70)

_ESTIMATE $700-900
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_SOLD AT $625
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5. Lot # 212. Ida Applebroog
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Just Watch and See, 1985_
Lithograph with hand applied sumi ink on paper.
Each 22 x 29 1/4 inches. Signed. Edition: 40/40
ESTIMATE $3,000-5,000
SOLD AT $3,750
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6. Lot # 213. Ida Applebroog
_Gulf + Western Plaza, 1988

_Lithograph with hand coloring on Korean Kozo fiber paper.

_32 1/2 x 23 1/4 inches.

_Signed, dated; Edition: 45/45.

_ ESTIMATE $2,000-3,000

_SOLD AT $2,250
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See more humorous and playful works by Kenny Scharf and Ida Applebroog on EditionedArt.com.

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