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Sculptor, Printer, Object Artist, b. 1939 - d. 1995

Nancy Graves (December 23, 1939 – October 21, 1995, in Massachusetts) was an American sculptor, painter, printmaker, and sometime-filmmaker known for her focus on natural phenomena like camels or maps of the Moon. Her works are included in many public collections, including those of the National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra), the Des Moines Art Center, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), and the Museum of Fine Arts (St. Petersburg, FL). When Graves was just 29, she was given a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. At the time she was the youngest artist, and fifth woman to achieve this honor.

Graves was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Her interest in art, nature, and anthropology was fostered by her father, an accountant at the Berkshire Museum. After graduating from Vassar College in English Literature, Graves attended Yale University, where she received her bachelor's and master's degrees. Fellow Yale Art and Architecture alumni of the 1960s include the painters, photographers, and sculptors Brice Marden, Richard Serra, Chuck Close, Janet Fish, Gary Hudson, Rackstraw Downes, and Sylvia and Robert Mangold.

After her graduation in 1964, she received a Fulbright Scholarship and studied painting in Paris. Continuing her international travels, she then moved on to Florence. During the rest of her life, she would also travel to Morocco, Germany, Canada, India, Nepal, Kashmir, Egypt, Peru, China, Australia. She was married to Richard Serra from 1965 to 1970.

Nancy Graves made her last works in April 1995 at the Walla Walla Foundry with Saff Tech Arts in Washington state. In May, less than a month later, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and died the following October, aged 55.

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          • The unveiling of "Peripeteia '88"
            Feb. 15, 2024

            The unveiling of "Peripeteia '88"

            Est: €300 - €500

            Dedicato, firmato e datato in basso a sinistra. Manifesto edito in occasione della mostra personale alla Galleria Tower di Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Edita da Minglin - Beitler. Qualche caduta di colore nero.

            DAMS Casa d'Aste
          • Nancy Graves. "Untitled Lincoln Center," serigragh
            Jan. 27, 2024

            Nancy Graves. "Untitled Lincoln Center," serigragh

            Est: $400 - $600

            (American, 1940-1995). Serigraph, ed. 69/144, pencil signed and dated "N.S. Graves, 11-'80" lr, sight size: 25 x 31 in., framed size: 33 1/2 x 39 1/4 x 1 inches.

            Alex Cooper
          • Nancy Graves (American 1940 - 1995), "To Be Little Consciousness", 1991, Aquatint etching, edition 25/25, Signed and dated lower right Graves '91, 34 1/2" x 45", Provenance: White Columns Gallery, New York
            Jan. 27, 2024

            Nancy Graves (American 1940 - 1995), "To Be Little Consciousness", 1991, Aquatint etching, edition 25/25, Signed and dated lower right Graves '91, 34 1/2" x 45", Provenance: White Columns Gallery, New York

            Est: $200 - $400

            Nancy Graves (American 1940 - 1995) "To Be Little Consciousness", 1991 Aquatint etching, edition 25/25 Signed and dated lower right Graves '91 34 1/2" x 45" Provenance: White Columns Gallery, New York

            Nadeau's Auction Gallery
          • Nancy Stevenson Graves (American 1940 - 1995), Abstract, 1983, Watercolor on paper, Signed and dated bottom center N.S. Graves 1/14/83, original label on verso, 63" x 43", Condition: paper undulation (from watercolor)
            Jan. 01, 2024

            Nancy Stevenson Graves (American 1940 - 1995), Abstract, 1983, Watercolor on paper, Signed and dated bottom center N.S. Graves 1/14/83, original label on verso, 63" x 43", Condition: paper undulation (from watercolor)

            Est: $4,000 - $8,000

            Nancy Stevenson Graves (American 1940 - 1995) Abstract, 1983 Watercolor on paper Signed and dated bottom center N.S. Graves 1/14/83, original label on verso 63" x 43" Condition: paper undulation (from watercolor)

            Nadeau's Auction Gallery
          • Nancy Graves. "Untitled Lincoln Center," serigragh
            Dec. 16, 2023

            Nancy Graves. "Untitled Lincoln Center," serigragh

            Est: $400 - $600

            (American, 1940-1995). Serigraph, ed. 69/144, pencil signed and dated "N.S. Graves, 11-'80" lr, sight size: 25 x 31 in., framed size: 33 1/2 x 39 1/4 x 1 inches.

            Alex Cooper
          • Nancy Graves, Untitled
            Dec. 14, 2023

            Nancy Graves, Untitled

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            Nancy Graves Untitled enameled bronze .625 h x 10.25 w x 3 d in (2 x 26 x 8 cm) Provenance: Collection of Dick Polich and the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry | Private Collection This work will ship from Los Angeles, California.

            Rago Arts and Auction Center
          • Nancy Graves 1939–1995
            Nov. 03, 2023

            Nancy Graves 1939–1995

            Est: CHF2,000 - CHF2,500

            Nancy Graves 1939–1995 Four, 1977 Aquarell, Pastell- und Ölkreide auf Papier unten rechts der Mitte signiert und datiert N. S Graves '77 57 x 76 cm

            Artcurial Beurret Bailly Widmer
          • NANCY GRAVES - 5745
            Oct. 24, 2023

            NANCY GRAVES - 5745

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            Lot 96 Nancy Graves American (1939-1995) 5745 (1984) serigraph signed lower left 29 1/2 x 41 1/2 inches frame dimensions: 30 1/4 x 42 1/4 x 1 inches, aluminum frame with glazing Provenance: From a Private New York Collection

            Capsule Gallery Auction
          • Nancy Graves - A Retrospective
            Oct. 19, 2023

            Nancy Graves - A Retrospective

            Est: $10 - $1,000

            17 February- 2 April 2005 - Published By: Ameringer Yohe Fine Art - Dimensions: 9 1/4" X 10 7/8" - Hardcover

            Berner's Auction Gallery
          • NANCY GRAVES 'ABSTRACT COLLAGE' MM/P FRAMED
            Oct. 13, 2023

            NANCY GRAVES 'ABSTRACT COLLAGE' MM/P FRAMED

            Est: $2,000 - $4,000

            Nancy Stevenson Graves (American 1940-1995), 1974, mixed media and collage on paper depicting gray squares with abstract white typography lines, pencil signed and dated to center lower margin, framed. Provenance: From the Private Collection of Hillel and Johanna Norry, Atlanta, Georgia. Approximate dimensions: paper h. 22.25", w. 29.875"; frame h. 27.75", w. 35.25", total d. 1.25".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • NANCY GRAVES, 'UNTITLED' WEATHER SERIES, MM/P
            Oct. 13, 2023

            NANCY GRAVES, 'UNTITLED' WEATHER SERIES, MM/P

            Est: $2,000 - $4,000

            Nancy Stevenson Graves (American 1940-1995), 'Untitled' from the Weather Series, 1974, mixed media on paper, pencil signed and dated to upper left, framed. Provenance: From the Private Collection of Hillel and Johanna Norry, Atlanta, Georgia. Approximate dimensions: paper h. 22.25", w. 30.25"; framed h. 28", w. 35.75", d. 0.75".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • SIX FROGS, VIEW OF EARTH FROM THE AIR(AIR AND SPACE OPENING) SET OF 3 by Nancy GRAVES
            Sep. 30, 2023

            SIX FROGS, VIEW OF EARTH FROM THE AIR(AIR AND SPACE OPENING) SET OF 3 by Nancy GRAVES

            Est: ¥400,000 - ¥600,000

            Screenprint, (1)sheet size: 98.0×79.0 cm image size: 92.0×71.0 cm (2)(3) 74.5×105.5 cm

            New Art Est-Ouest Auctions
          • Nancy Graves "Sotospeak Succeed" Mixed Media
            Sep. 13, 2023

            Nancy Graves "Sotospeak Succeed" Mixed Media

            Est: $3,000 - $6,000

            Nancy Graves (American, 1939-1995). Watercolor and gouache on paper painting titled "Sotospeak Succeed" depicting an abstract composition of Mayan forms and a musical score in bright yellows and oranges, 1993. Signed, dated "XI-19-'93" along the lower center. Provenance: Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas; Knoedler & Company, New York; Private Minnesota Collection.

            Revere Auctions
          • NANCY GRAVES (D.1995) SIGNED ABSTRACT LITHOGRAPH
            Aug. 26, 2023

            NANCY GRAVES (D.1995) SIGNED ABSTRACT LITHOGRAPH

            Est: $400 - $800

            Framed lithograph on paper, "Approaches the Limit of 11," signed N.S. Graves (Nancy Stevenson Graves, New York, Massachusetts, 1940-1995), dated [19]81, numbered 22/ 30, retaining Ann Kendall Richards, New York, New York gallery label with title verso, sight: approx 47.25"h, 31.25"w, overall: approx 51.5"h, 35"w, 21.75lbs Start Price: $300.00

            Austin Auction Gallery
          • Nancy Graves, Untitled
            Aug. 01, 2023

            Nancy Graves, Untitled

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            Nancy Graves Untitled enameled bronze .625 h x 10.25 w x 3 d in (2 x 26 x 8 cm) Provenance: Collection of Dick Polich and the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry | Private Collection This work will ship from Los Angeles, California.

            Los Angeles Modern Auctions
          • NANCY STEVENSON GRAVES, AMERICAN 1939-1995, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM POSTER, 1976, Screenprint, Sight: 37 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (95.3 x 74.9 cm.), Frame: 43 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (109.9 x 64.1 cm.)
            Jun. 13, 2023

            NANCY STEVENSON GRAVES, AMERICAN 1939-1995, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM POSTER, 1976, Screenprint, Sight: 37 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (95.3 x 74.9 cm.), Frame: 43 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (109.9 x 64.1 cm.)

            Est: $400 - $600

            NANCY STEVENSON GRAVES AMERICAN, 1939-1995 AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM POSTER, 1976 Screenprint Lower left numbered: 7/165; lower right:

            Potomack Company
          • NANCY GRAVES Aurelium.
            Jun. 08, 2023

            NANCY GRAVES Aurelium.

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            NANCY GRAVES Aurelium. Color aquatint, etching and drypoint on Fabriano Artistico paper, 1985. 863x1111 mm; 34x43 3/4 inches, full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 12/36 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Vigna Antoniniana Stemperia d'Arte, Rome, with the blind stamp. Published by 2RC Edizioni d'Arte, Rome, with the blind stamp. A very good impression with strong colors.

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Nancy Graves, The Tragedy of Alcione and Justice
            Apr. 26, 2023

            Nancy Graves, The Tragedy of Alcione and Justice

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            Nancy Graves The Tragedy of Alcione and Justice 1989 drypoint, etching, screenprint in colors and gold leaf on Magnani image: 38.75 h x 38.5 w in (98 x 98 cm) sheet: 51.5 h x 51.5 w in (131 x 131 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower margin '55/60 Graves '89' with blindstamps. This work is number 55 from the edition of 60 printed by Vigna Antoniniana Stamperia d'Arte, Rome and published by 2RC Edizioni d'Arte, Rome. This work will ship from Los Angeles, California.

            Los Angeles Modern Auctions
          • Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995), "Dead Reckoning II-21-89"
            Apr. 22, 2023

            Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995), "Dead Reckoning II-21-89"

            Est: $10,000 - $15,000

            Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995) "Dead Reckoning II-21-89", 1989 iron, aluminum, bronze with enamel and polychrome signed, dated and titled along bottom of central element. h. 42", w. 36", d. 12" Provenance: Knoedler & Company, New York, New York; Collection of Polly and Ed Renwick, New Orleans, Louisiana. Literature: Cathleen McGuigan, "Forms of Fantasy", The New York Times, December 6, 1987, Section 6, p. 63.; Roberta Smith, "Obituary", The New York Times, October 24, 1995, Section B, p. 8. Notes: Color is another way to confound the eye Nancy Graves In the 80s Graves began a series of large colorful assemblages of welded bronze and found objects cast in bronze. It was a difficult, time-consuming and tedious process that required a vast work space and numerous assistants; the risk of failure was high. While she had a general composition in mind, she would spontaneously choose objects from a stockpile of random cast pieces. The resultant sculptures relied on the interplay of the intentionally "empty" space and the solidness of the bronze - the strategic addition of bright colors added a whimsical sense of exuberance to the pieces. While Graves would work within a theme, she never produced numbered editions, preferring each sculpture to be distinct.

            New Orleans Auction Galleries
          • Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995) Pendule (Pendula Series), 1983
            Apr. 19, 2023

            Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995) Pendule (Pendula Series), 1983

            Est: $4,000 - $6,000

            Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995) Pendule (Pendula Series), 1983 bronze with polychrome patina inscribed N. S. Graves, titled and dated 24 x 18 x 11 1/2 inches. Property from the Collections of Webster University, Sold to Benefit the Student Experience Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York Dr. and Mrs. Michael Neuwirth, New York M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York The Greenberg Gallery, St Louis Exhibited: New York, New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc, 1984, no. 22 Poughkeepsie, New York, Vassar College Art Gallery (traveling exhibition), 1986, pp. 22, illus. Literature: Buckvar, The New York Times, October 14, 1984, pp. WC23, illus. Nancy Graves, E. A. Carmean, The Sculpture of Nancy Graves, A Catalogue Raisonne, The Fort Worth Art Museum, Hudson Hills Press, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, 1986, pp. 118, no. 137, illus.

            Hindman
          • Nancy Graves 1939-1995 Cicada Watercolor Painting
            Mar. 29, 2023

            Nancy Graves 1939-1995 Cicada Watercolor Painting

            Est: $500 - $1,500

            Nancy Graves (American, 1939-1995). An original watercolor painting on paper. An insect wildlife work depicting a cicada bug, produced in a brightly colored abstract style with apple green wings, and a head created with a series of dots in blues, reds, oranges, and pinks. Signed lower right GRAVES 1970. Original REESE PALLEY NEW YORK gallery label affixed to verso with artist and work details. Presented in wood gold gilt frame under glass. Work Size: 17 x 14 in. Dimensions: 20 X 16 X 1 in. Condition: Good overall condition having normal surface wear. Frame having mild storage wear to edges and corners. Estate fresh to the market. Shipping: Hill Auction Gallery offers in-house ground contiguous USA domestic shipping, excluding New Mexico, for $95 plus insurance. Gallery will refer third party shippers for international buyers. Purchaser pick up available upon request. Got something to sell? Contact us at HillAuctionGallery.com

            Hill Auction Gallery
          • Nancy Graves, View of Earth from the Air (National Air and Space Museum poster)
            Mar. 08, 2023

            Nancy Graves, View of Earth from the Air (National Air and Space Museum poster)

            Est: $400 - $600

            Nancy Graves View of Earth from the Air (National Air and Space Museum poster) 1975 screenprint in colors image: 35.375 h x 28 w in (90 x 71 cm) sheet: 38.375 h x 30.625 w in (97 x 78 cm) The present work was created based on a montage of photos from Apollo 13 depicting the northeastern United States to commemorate the opening of the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '112/165 Graves 75'. This work is number 112 from the edition of 165 published by Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York. This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

            Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
          • Nancy Graves, Saille Muin
            Mar. 08, 2023

            Nancy Graves, Saille Muin

            Est: $500 - $700

            Nancy Graves Saille Muin 1977 etching, aquatint and drypoint in colors with pastel hand-coloring on Arches mould-made 31.625 h x 35.625 w in (80 x 90 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '11/27 N.S. Graves '77'. This work is number 11 from the edition of 27 printed and published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, NY. Provenance: Swann Galleries, New York, Contemporary Art, 21 November 2019, Lot 294 | Private Collection Literature: Tyler 202 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

            Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
          • Nancy Stevenson Graves, (1939-1995), "Il Fra Mauro Region of the Moon," from "Lithographs Based on Geographic Maps of Lunar Orbiter and Apollo Landing Sites," 1972, Lithograph in colors on paper, Sight: 22.5" H x 30" W
            Feb. 28, 2023

            Nancy Stevenson Graves, (1939-1995), "Il Fra Mauro Region of the Moon," from "Lithographs Based on Geographic Maps of Lunar Orbiter and Apollo Landing Sites," 1972, Lithograph in colors on paper, Sight: 22.5" H x 30" W

            Est: $500 - $700

            Nancy Stevenson Graves (1939-1995) "Il Fra Mauro Region of the Moon," from "Lithographs Based on Geographic Maps of Lunar Orbiter and Apollo Landing Sites," 1972 Lithograph in colors on paper Edition: 44/100 Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil along the lower edge: Graves; titled, dated, and numbered again on a label affixed to the verso of the frame's backboard

            John Moran Auctioneers
          • Nancy Graves, Lincoln Center Print
            Dec. 15, 2022

            Nancy Graves, Lincoln Center Print

            Est: $600 - $800

            Nancy Graves Lincoln Center Print 1980 screenprint in colors on Arches 25.75 h × 31.75 w in (65 × 81 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '143/144 N.S. Graves 11-'80'. This work is number 143 from the edition of 144 printed by Charles Cardinale Fine Creations, Inc., New York and published by the Lincoln Center Poster and Print Program, New York. This work was commissioned to benefit the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York. Provenance: Private Collection, Santa Barbara Literature: Padon 21 This work will ship from LAMA in Los Angeles, California.

            Los Angeles Modern Auctions
          • Nancy Graves (1940-1995): The Tragedy of Alcione and Justice
            Nov. 17, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1940-1995): The Tragedy of Alcione and Justice

            Est: $700 - $900

            Etching and screenprint with gold leaf on Magnani, 1989, signed, dated  and numbered 49/60 in pencil, with label from Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL. 42 x 42 in., 53 1/2 x 53 1/2 in. (frame).

            Stair
          • Nancy Graves, New York, Massachusetts (1940-1995), Photographs of a Jumping Frog at 1/40 Second, color offset lithograph, 39/300, 16 1/2"H x 11 1/2"W
            Nov. 05, 2022

            Nancy Graves, New York, Massachusetts (1940-1995), Photographs of a Jumping Frog at 1/40 Second, color offset lithograph, 39/300, 16 1/2"H x 11 1/2"W

            Est: $400 - $600

            Nancy Graves New York, Massachusetts, (1940-1995) Photographs of a Jumping Frog at 1/40 Second color offset lithograph, 39/300 signed, dated and numbered upper right side. Biography from the Archives of askART: A sculptor of animals and American Indian shamanistic objects, filmmaker, and painter, Nancy Graves had a highly successful and varied career, primarily in New York City. In her abstract work, she united her interest in anthropology, totemic objects, cartography, and biomorphic shapes. She was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and became a graduate of Vassar College in 1961 and then Yale University's School of Art and Architecture. Graves won a Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship for painting, allowing her to spend a year in Paris in 1964-65. In the next few years, she traveled in North Africa and the Near East and lived and worked in Florence, Italy where she did her first signature work, which was sculptures of life-size Bactrian camels. In 1966, she moved to New York City and further experimented with ways to produced these sculptures by building wood and steel armatures, covering them with skins of animal embryos, stuffing the skins with polyurethane to form humps, and tinting the skins with oil paints. In 1968, she had her first New York one-woman show at the Graham Gallery followed by her second one-woman show at the Whitney Museum in 1969. Both exhibitions featured her camels. In 1972 at the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, she made sculpture suggestive of Indian objects such as bones, skins, and feathers and added also steel rods to this motif for other exhibitions. As a filmmaker, she has had showings in film festivals in London, New York, and Boston. Source: Charlotte Rubinstein, "American Women Artists"

            Ripley Auctions
          • Nancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etch/Silkscreen
            Oct. 30, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etch/Silkscreen

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etch/SilkscreenNancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etching and Silkscreen. Titled "Time Shapes the Stalactite, 1991". Nancy Graves was active/lived in New York and Massachusetts. She is known for Mod sculptor and mod figure painter. A sculptor of animals andAmerican Indian shamanistic objects, filmmaker, and painter, Nancy Graves had a highly successful and varied career, primarily in New York City. In her abstract work, she united her interest in anthropology, totemic objects, cartography, andbiomorphic shapes. Nancy Graves came of artistic age in the 1960's, part of a group of Yale School of Art MFA graduates that included Chuck Close and Richard Serra, among others. Graves and these contemporaries often had little in common in terms of artistic style, but what they did share was a feeling that the heroic, mythic individualism practiced by the Abstract Expressionists and the highly formalist abstraction championed by Clement Greenberg were exhausted. Overall Size: 56 1/2 x55 in Sight Size: 51 x 51 in

            Sarasota Estate Auction
          • Nancy Graves American, 1935-1999 Moorabin (Australia Series); diptych, 1985
            Oct. 12, 2022

            Nancy Graves American, 1935-1999 Moorabin (Australia Series); diptych, 1985

            Est: $12,000 - $18,000

            Nancy Graves American, 1935-1999 Moorabin (Australia Series); diptych, 1985 Signed, dated and inscribed N.S. Graves '85/MOORABIN (AUSTRALIA SERIES)/1985 on the reverse Oil and acrylic on canvas 72 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches (184 x 52.1 cm) Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co. Gallery, Inc., New York C Estate of a Boca Raton and Manhattan Lady

            Doyle New York
          • Nancy Graves (1940-1995), 'To be consciousness' (Mémoire de la Liberté), 1991, mixed media, N° 3/75, 56,5 x 86,5 cm
            Oct. 04, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1940-1995), 'To be consciousness' (Mémoire de la Liberté), 1991, mixed media, N° 3/75, 56,5 x 86,5 cm

            Est: €400 - €600

            Nancy Graves (1940-1995), 'To be consciousness' (Mémoire de la Liberté), 1991, mixed media, N° 3/75, 56,5 x 86,5 cm From the series of 'Mémoire de la Liberté', mentioned in the catalogue on p. 62. Signed in pencil. Is possibly subject to the Artist's Resale Right / consult ‘Conditions of Sale'

            Carlo Bonte Auctions
          • NANCY GRAVES - LINCOLN CENTER, COMMUNITY HOLIDAY
            Sep. 20, 2022

            NANCY GRAVES - LINCOLN CENTER, COMMUNITY HOLIDAY

            Est: $500 - $700

            Nancy Graves (American, 1940 - 1995). Lincoln Center, 10th Annual Community Holiday Festival. Color screenprint on wove paper, 1980. Signed, dated and numbered 62 of 144 in graphite. Published by the Lincoln Center/List Poster and Print Program, New York, blind stamp lower right.

            Litchfield Auctions
          • Nancy Graves (1940-1995) Untitled (Lincoln Center), 1980 Serigraph in colors on
            Aug. 11, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1940-1995) Untitled (Lincoln Center), 1980 Serigraph in colors on

            Est: $500 - $700

            Nancy Graves (1940-1995) Untitled (Lincoln Center), 1980 Serigraph in colors on wove paper 23-1/2 x 30-1/4 inches (59.7 x 76.8 cm) (image) Ed. 71/144 Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge Property from the G.E. Corporate Art Collection HID01801242017

            Heritage Auctions
          • Nancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etch/Silkscreen
            Jul. 24, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etch/Silkscreen

            Est: $1,800 - $2,000

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) American, Etching and Silkscreen. Titled "Time Shapes the Stalactite, 1991". Nancy Graves was active/lived in New York and Massachusetts. She is known for Mod sculptor and mod figure painter. A sculptor of animals and American Indian shamanistic objects, filmmaker, and painter, Nancy Graves had a highly successful and varied career, primarily in New York City. In her abstract work, she united her interest in anthropology, totemic objects, cartography, and biomorphic shapes. Nancy Graves came of artistic age in the 1960's, part of a group of Yale School of Art MFA graduates that included Chuck Close and Richard Serra, among others. Graves and these contemporaries often had little in common in terms of artistic style, but what they did share was a feeling that the heroic, mythic individualism practiced by the Abstract Expressionists and the highly formalist abstraction championed by Clement Greenberg were exhausted. Overall Size: 56 1/2 x 55 in Sight Size: 51 x 51 in

            Sarasota Estate Auction
          • Nancy Graves, Lincoln Center Print
            Jul. 12, 2022

            Nancy Graves, Lincoln Center Print

            Est: $600 - $800

            Nancy Graves Lincoln Center Print 1980 screenprint in colors on Arches 25.75 h × 31.75 w in (65 × 81 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '143/144 N.S. Graves 11-'80'. This work is number 143 from the edition of 144 printed by Charles Cardinale Fine Creations, Inc., New York and published by the Lincoln Center Poster and Print Program, New York. This work was commissioned to benefit the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York. Provenance: Private Collection, Santa Barbara Literature: Padon 21 This work will ship from LAMA in Los Angeles, California.

            Los Angeles Modern Auctions
          • Nancy Graves (1939-1995); 75 x 75; Six Frogs, from the Simca Series;
            Jun. 14, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995); 75 x 75; Six Frogs, from the Simca Series;

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) 75 x 75; Six Frogs, from the Simca Series, 1984-85 Screenprints in colors on Arches 88 paper, each signed in pencil, dated '84' and '85' respectively, and numbered 72/75 and 62/66 respectively, each with the blindstamp of the publisher, Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York, the full sheets. each sheet 29 1/2 x 41 3/4in (74.9 x 106.1cm) For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

            Bonhams
          • Nancy GRAVES (1940‐1995) - TO BE LITTLE CONSCIOUSNESS, 1991
            May. 24, 2022

            Nancy GRAVES (1940‐1995) - TO BE LITTLE CONSCIOUSNESS, 1991

            Est: €80 - €120

            Nancy GRAVES (1940‐1995) TO BE LITTLE CONSCIOUSNESS, 1991 Aquatinte en couleurs et vernis mou Signée et numérotée 23/75 56,3 x 86 cm

            Cornette de Saint-Cyr
          • NANCY GRAVES & FREDERICK HART SIGNED BOOKS
            May. 05, 2022

            NANCY GRAVES & FREDERICK HART SIGNED BOOKS

            Est: $40 - $80

            Artist signed publications by Nancy Graves and Frederick Hart Provenance: Collection of Dick Polich, Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry. Polich and Tallix produced significant sculptural works over many years. He is known to have produced art with artists such as, Willem de Kooning, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Helen Frankenthaler, ERTE, Julian Schnabel, Richard Artschwager, Isamu Noguchi, and many others.

            Austin York LLC
          • Print, Nancy Graves
            Mar. 26, 2022

            Print, Nancy Graves

            Est: $600 - $900

            Nancy Graves (American, 1939-1995), "Lithograph based on Geologic Maps of Lunar Orbits and Apollo Landing Sites," 1972, lithograph in colors, pencil signed and dated lower right, edition VIII 8/100, gallery label (Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA) affixed verso, sheet: 22.5"h x 30"w, overall (with frame): 24.75"h x 32.25"w

            Clars Auctions
          • NANCY GRAVES SIGNED EXHIBITION POSTER
            Mar. 24, 2022

            NANCY GRAVES SIGNED EXHIBITION POSTER

            Est: $40 - $80

            A vintage Nancy Graves (NY/MA 1940-1995) exhibition poster. The poster is signed. It is framed. Measures: H 35 3/4" x W 22 3/4" Note: Dick Polich is documented to have worked with Nancy Graves. Provenance: Collection of Dick Polich, Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry. Polich and Tallix produced significant sculptural works over many years. He is known to have produced art with artists such as, Willem de Kooning, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Helen Frankenthaler, ERTE, Julian Schnabel, Richard Artschwager, Isamu Noguchi, and many others.

            Austin York LLC
          • Nancy Graves American, 1939-1995 Dandenong (Australia Series), 1985
            Mar. 09, 2022

            Nancy Graves American, 1939-1995 Dandenong (Australia Series), 1985

            Est: $12,000 - $18,000

            Nancy Graves American, 1939-1995 Dandenong (Australia Series), 1985 Signed, dated and inscribed N.S Graves '85/Dandenong (Australia Series) on the reverse Oil, acrylic and glitter on canvas with painted aluminum sculpture 50 3/4 x 70 3/4 x 16 inches (128.9 x 179.7 x 40.6 cm) Provenance: The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis Private collection, purchased from the above Exhibited: Australia Series, Sep.14 - Nov. 2, 1985, The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis C 

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          • Nancy Graves (1940-1995): Untitled
            Mar. 02, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1940-1995): Untitled

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            Enameled bronze, unmarked. 3 x 10 x 1/2 in. Works from the Collection of Dick Polich and the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry

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          • Nancy Graves (1939-1995); Untitled;
            Feb. 23, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995); Untitled;

            Est: $1,500 - $2,000

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) Untitled, 1981 Etching with aquatint in colors on cream Rives BFK paper, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 3/45, with blindstamps of the publisher, The Mezzanine Gallery at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and of the printer, 2RC Edizioni, Rome, Italy, with full margins, framed. 14 5/8 x 14 3/4in (37.1 x 37.4cm) sheet 24 1/4 x 24 3/8in (61.5 x 61.9cm) For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

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          • Print, Nancy Graves
            Feb. 20, 2022

            Print, Nancy Graves

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            Nancy Graves (American, 1939-1995), "Lithograph based on Geologic Maps of Lunar Orbits and Apollo Landing Sites," 1972, lithograph in colors, pencil signed and dated lower right, edition VIII 8/100, gallery label (Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA) affixed verso, sheet: 22.5"h x 30"w, overall (with frame): 24.75"h x 32.25"w

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          • Nancy Graves (1939-1995); View of Earth from the Air (Air and Space Opening); 75 x 75 and Six Frogs, from Simca Series; (3)
            Jan. 11, 2022

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995); View of Earth from the Air (Air and Space Opening); 75 x 75 and Six Frogs, from Simca Series; (3)

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            Nancy Graves (1939-1995) View of Earth from the Air (Air and Space Opening); 75 x 75 and Six Frogs, from Simca Series, 1975; 84; 85 Screenprints in colors, on wove and Arches 88 paper, each signed in pencil, dated and annotated 'AP 3/30', 'AP 8/9' and 'AP 12/15' respectively, two with the blindstamp of the publisher, Simca Print Artists, New York, one with full margins and the others the full sheets. (3) various sizes For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

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          • Nancy Graves Tango Portfolio with 9 Etchings signed
            Dec. 04, 2021

            Nancy Graves Tango Portfolio with 9 Etchings signed

            Est: $1,800 - $2,400

            Graves, Nancy (American, 1939-1995), Tango Portfolio, 1991, complete with 9 etchings, 8 of which are signed, dated and numbered 8/26 in pencil, the other is the title page which is unsigned, also includes 10 sheets of text the last of which is signed by the author Pedro Cuperman, published by Iris Editions, New York, full sheets 36 x 26 inches.

            Concept Art Gallery
          • Nancy Graves 1991 color etching To Be Little Consciousness
            Dec. 04, 2021

            Nancy Graves 1991 color etching To Be Little Consciousness

            Est: $400 - $800

            Graves, Nancy (American 1939-1995), To Be Little Consciousness, 1991, color soft-ground etching and aquatint with metallic foil, 22 1/4 x 34 1/8 inches, pencil signed and numbered 73/75 from an edition of 75, Printed by Aldo Crommelyck, Paris and with his blindstamp lower right.

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          • Sculpture, Nancy Graves
            Oct. 17, 2021

            Sculpture, Nancy Graves

            Est: $5,000 - $7,000

            Nancy Graves (American, 1940-1995), "Corbeling," 1989, painted metal and mixed media sculpture, signed, titled, and dated at base, overall: 23.5"h x 30"w x 20"d

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          • Nancy Graves American, 1939-1995 Hekt, 1978
            Oct. 06, 2021

            Nancy Graves American, 1939-1995 Hekt, 1978

            Est: $12,000 - $18,000

            Nancy Graves American, 1939-1995 Hekt, 1978 Signed and dated N.S. Graves '78 and inscribed as titled on the reverse Oil on canvas 73 x 53 inches (185.4 x 134.6 cm) Provenance: Sale, Christies, New York, Contemporary Art, Nov. 13, 1998, lot 232 Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston C 

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