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Sculptor, b. 1953 -

Robert Longo, born in Brooklyn in 1953, is a versatile, contemporary artist who has worked in such varied media as film, sculpture, and photography. Drawing, however, remains his preferred mode of expression. Robert Longo's prints are suffused with a unique sense of line and dimension, attributable to his years spent abroad studying sculpture.

The subjects of Robert Longo's drawings have evolved throughout the years, but his overarching theme stays constant. Through his prints, Robert Longo seeks to critique the popular culture or politics of the moment. Thus, his most recognizable series, Men in the Cities, explores the pressure and speed of modern life. Robert Longo's paintings, prints, and drawings invite collectors to look for the universal truths found within symbolic subjects. Art aficionados can find contemporary drawings for sale at Invaluable.

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              • Robert Longo - When Heaven and Hell Change Places - 1992 Offset Lithograph 33" x 23.5"
                Jul. 18, 2024

                Robert Longo - When Heaven and Hell Change Places - 1992 Offset Lithograph 33" x 23.5"

                Est: $625 - $775

                "When Heaven and Hell Change Places" by Robert Longo, 1992 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 33 x 23.5 inches, with an image size of 33 x 23.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A: Mint. Additional details: This is an original exhibition poster for Robert Longo's show held at Galerie Hans Mayer in Germany in 1992. Robert Longo is a renowned contemporary artist known for his powerful and dynamic works that often explore themes of power, violence, and societal structures. His large-scale charcoal drawings are particularly celebrated for their striking realism and dramatic intensity. The 1992 exhibition at Galerie Hans Mayer was a significant event, showcasing Longo's impactful artwork and further establishing his presence in the contemporary art world. This poster represents a key moment in Longo's career and the history of modern art exhibitions.

                DUMBO Auctions
              • ROBERT LONGO - Strong in Love
                Jul. 17, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO - Strong in Love

                Est: -

                ROBERT LONGO - Strong in Love

                Arte Subastas Bilbao
              • Robert Longo, 1953, Study for D. Butkus
                Jun. 24, 2024

                Robert Longo, 1953, Study for D. Butkus

                Est: CHF18,000 - CHF25,000

                Signed and dated lower right: Robert Longo, 2013. Titled lower left: Study for D. Butkus. (Original frame).

                Germann Auction House Ltd
              • Robert Longo - When Heaven and Hell Change Places - 1992 Offset Lithograph 33" x 23.5"
                Jun. 18, 2024

                Robert Longo - When Heaven and Hell Change Places - 1992 Offset Lithograph 33" x 23.5"

                Est: $60 - $90

                "When Heaven and Hell Change Places" by Robert Longo, 1992 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 33 x 23.5 inches, with an image size of 33 x 23.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A: Mint. Additional details: This is an original exhibition poster for Robert Longo's show held at Galerie Hans Mayer in Germany in 1992. Robert Longo is a renowned contemporary artist known for his powerful and dynamic works that often explore themes of power, violence, and societal structures. His large-scale charcoal drawings are particularly celebrated for their striking realism and dramatic intensity. The 1992 exhibition at Galerie Hans Mayer was a significant event, showcasing Longo's impactful artwork and further establishing his presence in the contemporary art world. This poster represents a key moment in Longo's career and the history of modern art exhibitions.

                DUMBO Auctions
              • Robert Longo - Untitled (Saturn), 2006 - 2006 Offset Lithograph 3.75" x 7.25"
                Jun. 18, 2024

                Robert Longo - Untitled (Saturn), 2006 - 2006 Offset Lithograph 3.75" x 7.25"

                Est: $200 - $300

                "Untitled (Saturn), 2006" by Robert Longo, 2006 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 3.75 x 7.25 inches, with an image size of 3.75 x 7.25 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is currently framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: This original postcard served as an exhibition invite for Robert Longo's solo show, "Outward and Visible Signs of an Inward and Invisible Grace," held at Metro Pictures in New York from November 3 to December 9, 2006. The exhibition featured Longo's dynamic and striking works, which often explore themes of power, violence, and beauty through his masterful use of charcoal and graphite. White wood frame with a Face Profile: .75 inches and archival mat of 4 inches

                DUMBO Auctions
              • Robert Longo (American 1953). Strong in Love, 1989-1991.
                Jun. 11, 2024

                Robert Longo (American 1953). Strong in Love, 1989-1991.

                Est: €500 - €700

                Robert Longo (American 1953) Strong in Love, 1989-1991 lithograph on paper signed 'Robert Longo' (lower right) and numbered '24/150' (lower left), published by Bébert, Rotterdam sheet size 325 x 629 mm.

                Adams Amsterdam Auctions
              • Robert Longo (American B. 1953)
                Jun. 08, 2024

                Robert Longo (American B. 1953)

                Est: $10,000 - $20,000

                Robert Longo (American B. 1953) Men in the Cities, 1998 Lithograph, edition 120 5/6 Artist Proof Pencil signed and dated lower right and editioned lower left 46" x 30" Provenance: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Condition: Very good condition, no issues

                Nadeau's Auction Gallery
              • ROBERT LONGO Arena Brains.
                Jun. 06, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO Arena Brains.

                Est: $2,000 - $3,000

                ROBERT LONGO Arena Brains. Color lithograph on Arches, 1986. 916x407 mm; 36x16 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 75. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Working Proof" in pencil, lower margin. Published by Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, to benefit Artists Space, New York. A very good impression with vibrant colors. Arena Brains was also the title of a short film directed by Longo (born 1953) and released in 1987. Described on IMDb as a, "short, weird film about a group of New Yorkers," the movie starred Ray Liotta, Eric Bogosian (who co-wrote with Longo); Steve Buscemi; and Sean Young, along with a cameo by Michael Stipe, lead singer of the alternative rock band R.E.M. In the 1980s, Longo directed additional films / television episodes, as well as several popular music videos, for songs including New Order's "Bizarre Love Triangle" (1986) and "The One I Love" by R.E.M. (1987).

                Swann Auction Galleries
              • Robert Longo - Now is a Creature (The Fly) - 1986 Offset Lithograph 23.25" x 33"
                May. 28, 2024

                Robert Longo - Now is a Creature (The Fly) - 1986 Offset Lithograph 23.25" x 33"

                Est: $200 - $400

                "Now is a Creature (The Fly)" by Robert Longo, 1986 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 23.25 x 33 inches, with an image size of 23.25 x 33 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: "The Fly" by Robert Longo is a testament to the artist's skill in capturing moments of intensity and ambiguity, transforming mundane actions into profound expressions of the human condition. The work remains a powerful example of Longo's contribution to contemporary art and his exploration of motion, emotion, and visual storytelling.

                DUMBO Auctions
              • Robert Longo - Leo Castelli Gallery & Metro Pictures - 1983 Lithograph 33.5" x 35.25"
                May. 28, 2024

                Robert Longo - Leo Castelli Gallery & Metro Pictures - 1983 Lithograph 33.5" x 35.25"

                Est: $600 - $750

                "Leo Castelli Gallery & Metro Pictures" by Robert Longo, 1983 Unsigned Lithograph. Paper size is 33.5 x 35.25 inches, with an image size of 33.5 x 35.25 inches. The Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A: Mint. Additional details: The poster for Robert Longo's joint exhibition at Leo Castelli Gallery and Metro Pictures in 1983 played a significant role in promoting and contextualizing Longo's work within the contemporary art scene of the time. This exhibition marked an important moment in Longo's career and showcased his innovative approach to drawing and visual storytelling. The poster served as a visual invitation and announcement for the exhibition, drawing audiences into Longo's world of striking imagery and thought-provoking narratives. It contributed to the overall experience of the exhibition and helped shape perceptions of Longo's artistic practice during that period.

                DUMBO Auctions
              • Robert Longo
                May. 23, 2024

                Robert Longo

                Est: €80,000 - €120,000

                (born in New York in 1953) 4 models for Dreams with the Wrong Solutions, 1992, acryl on canvas mounted in metal frames, each signed on the reverse R. Longo, size 54,5 x 44 cm, size frames including stand 61,5 x 44,8 cm These artworks were created during the production of the monumental crosses “Dreams with the Wrong Solution” for the Grosses Festspielhaus in Salzburg.. The artist produced three reduced scale sets as gifts for people who worked on the project. Provenance: Collection Günter Brodar/Wien, a gift from the artist

                Dorotheum
              • Robert Longo (born 1955); Untitled (Angel's Wing) (Small Version);
                May. 23, 2024

                Robert Longo (born 1955); Untitled (Angel's Wing) (Small Version);

                Est: $3,000 - $5,000

                Robert Longo (born 1955) Untitled (Angel's Wing) (Small Version), 2013 Archival pigment print on wove paper, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 19/30, published by the artist, with full margins, framed. 17 7/8 x 25 1/4in (45.3 x 64cm) sheet 21 7/8 x 29 3/4in (55.5 x 75.5cm)

                Bonhams
              • Robert Longo (American, b. 1953) - Anne
                May. 21, 2024

                Robert Longo (American, b. 1953) - Anne

                Est: $20,000 - $30,000

                Robert Longo (American, b. 1953) - Anne 1985, pencil signed, dated and numbered 24/38, originally from the Men in the Cities series, the full sheet. Lithograph on paper. sheet: 67 ¾ x 39 in. (172.1 x 99.1cm) Provenance Collection of Jordan and Cynthia Katz, Pennsylvania. The Estate of Jordan and Cynthia Katz, Pennsylvania.

                Freeman's | Hindman
              • ROBERT LONGO (b. 1953) Study for Black Flag #5 India ink and graphite on pa
                May. 21, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (b. 1953) Study for Black Flag #5 India ink and graphite on pa

                Est: $2,000 - $3,000

                ROBERT LONGO (b. 1953) Study for Black Flag #5 India ink and graphite on paper 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)

                Christie's
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Study for Negative Skull Island charcoal, ink and gr
                May. 17, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Study for Negative Skull Island charcoal, ink and gr

                Est: $25,000 - $35,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Study for Negative Skull Island charcoal, ink and graphite on vellum image: 10 x 14 ¾ in. (25.7 x 37.8 cm.) sheet: 16 x 21 ¼ in. (40.9 x 54 cm.)

                Christie's
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Men in the Cities: Final Life charcoal and graphite
                May. 17, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Men in the Cities: Final Life charcoal and graphite

                Est: $500,000 - $700,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Men in the Cities: Final Life charcoal and graphite on paper, and lacquer on wood, in three parts overall: 96 x 192 x 31 in. (243.8 x 487.7 x 78.7 cm.)

                Christie's
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Print
                May. 12, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Print

                Est: $400 - $600

                Robert Longo is an American artist known for his diverse body of work, including drawings, paintings, sculptures, and installations. He is associated with the Neo-Expressionist movement and is recognized for his powerful and often politically charged imagery. Here are some key points about Robert Longo:1. **Early Life and Education:** Robert Longo was born on January 7, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at the State University College at Buffalo and later attended the famed Art Students League of New York.2. **Artistic Style:** Longo's work is characterized by its dramatic and cinematic quality. He often creates large-scale, photorealistic charcoal drawings that capture moments of tension, violence, and emotional intensity. His black-and-white works are known for their meticulous detail and deep contrasts.3. **"Men in the Cities" Series:** One of Longo's most famous series is "Men in the Cities" (begun in the late 1970s), which features individuals in business attire contorted in dynamic and surreal poses. The series explores themes of alienation and existentialism.4. **Political and Social Commentary:** Longo's work often addresses political and social issues. His art has commented on topics such as war, violence, consumerism, and the power of mass media. His "Corporate Wars" series, for example, critiqued the military-industrial complex.5. **Exploration of Mass Media:** Longo has also worked extensively with mass media and pop culture. His "Johnny Mnemonic" series, inspired by William Gibson's cyberpunk short story, explores the impact of technology on society.6. **Film and Music:** In addition to his visual art, Longo has directed films and music videos. He directed the 1986 film "Johnny Mnemonic," based on the aforementioned series, and created music videos for bands like R.E.M. and New Order.7. **Exhibitions and Recognition:** Robert Longo's work has been exhibited in major galleries and museums worldwide. He has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to contemporary art.8. **Contemporary Relevance:** Longo's work continues to be relevant in contemporary art and culture. His exploration of themes like violence, technology, and consumerism resonates with the complexities of modern society.9. **Medium Experimentation:** Longo has not limited himself to a single medium. In addition to drawings, he has created paintings, sculptures, and installations, showcasing his versatility as an artist.10. **Legacy:** Robert Longo is considered one of the prominent artists of the Neo-Expressionist movement of the 1980s. His impactful and thought-provoking work has left a lasting impression on the art world.Robert Longo's art challenges viewers to confront powerful themes and emotions through his meticulous and visually striking creations. His ability to capture the zeitgeist of different eras and engage with contemporary issues has contributed to his enduring influence in the world of art. Measures 24 x 36.

                Morgan Auctions
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph
                Apr. 27, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph

                Est: $750 - $1,000

                Robert Longo, a prominent American artist known for his large-scale drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works, has made significant contributions to contemporary art with his powerful and thought-provoking creations. Born in 1953, Longo's art often engages with themes of culture, politics, and the human condition.Longo's artistic legacy can be encapsulated as follows:1. **Hyperrealistic Drawings**: Longo gained recognition for his hyperrealistic charcoal drawings, which meticulously replicate photographs but also add layers of emotion, symbolism, and commentary. His "Men in the Cities" series, featuring contorted figures, is particularly iconic.2. **Multimedia Exploration**: In addition to drawings, Longo has explored sculpture, photography, film, and other mediums. His multidisciplinary approach reflects a dynamic engagement with the evolving possibilities of contemporary art.3. **Cultural Critique**: Longo's art often delves into cultural critique, addressing social, political, and technological issues. His works raise questions about power dynamics, consumerism, violence, and the impact of media on society.4. **Monumental Scale**: Many of Longo's drawings are executed on a monumental scale, intensifying their impact and inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the details and emotions he conveys.5. **Art and Music**: Longo has also made connections with the music world, directing music videos for artists like New Order and R.E.M. This collaboration underscores his ability to merge visual and auditory elements to create immersive experiences.6. **Challenging Visual Language**: Longo's art often challenges traditional visual language, blurring the lines between representation and abstraction, realism and interpretation. His ability to imbue everyday subjects with emotional weight encourages viewers to engage critically with his work.7. **Enduring Influence**: Longo's influence extends to both contemporary art and popular culture. His ability to capture the zeitgeist and address pressing societal concerns has resonated with audiences beyond the art world.Robert Longo's legacy as an artist who merges technical mastery with conceptual depth continues to shape the trajectory of contemporary art. His thought-provoking creations encourage reflection on the complexities of modern existence, the role of imagery in society, and the capacity of art to provoke meaningful conversations about our world. Measures 44.0 x 79.0

                Morgan Auctions
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph
                Apr. 27, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph

                Est: $750 - $1,000

                Robert Longo, a prominent American artist known for his large-scale drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works, has made significant contributions to contemporary art with his powerful and thought-provoking creations. Born in 1953, Longo's art often engages with themes of culture, politics, and the human condition.Longo's artistic legacy can be encapsulated as follows:1. **Hyperrealistic Drawings**: Longo gained recognition for his hyperrealistic charcoal drawings, which meticulously replicate photographs but also add layers of emotion, symbolism, and commentary. His "Men in the Cities" series, featuring contorted figures, is particularly iconic.2. **Multimedia Exploration**: In addition to drawings, Longo has explored sculpture, photography, film, and other mediums. His multidisciplinary approach reflects a dynamic engagement with the evolving possibilities of contemporary art.3. **Cultural Critique**: Longo's art often delves into cultural critique, addressing social, political, and technological issues. His works raise questions about power dynamics, consumerism, violence, and the impact of media on society.4. **Monumental Scale**: Many of Longo's drawings are executed on a monumental scale, intensifying their impact and inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the details and emotions he conveys.5. **Art and Music**: Longo has also made connections with the music world, directing music videos for artists like New Order and R.E.M. This collaboration underscores his ability to merge visual and auditory elements to create immersive experiences.6. **Challenging Visual Language**: Longo's art often challenges traditional visual language, blurring the lines between representation and abstraction, realism and interpretation. His ability to imbue everyday subjects with emotional weight encourages viewers to engage critically with his work.7. **Enduring Influence**: Longo's influence extends to both contemporary art and popular culture. His ability to capture the zeitgeist and address pressing societal concerns has resonated with audiences beyond the art world.Robert Longo's legacy as an artist who merges technical mastery with conceptual depth continues to shape the trajectory of contemporary art. His thought-provoking creations encourage reflection on the complexities of modern existence, the role of imagery in society, and the capacity of art to provoke meaningful conversations about our world. Measures 44.0 x 79.0

                Morgan Auctions
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph
                Apr. 27, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph

                Est: $750 - $1,000

                Robert Longo, a prominent American artist known for his large-scale drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works, has made significant contributions to contemporary art with his powerful and thought-provoking creations. Born in 1953, Longo's art often engages with themes of culture, politics, and the human condition.Longo's artistic legacy can be encapsulated as follows:1. **Hyperrealistic Drawings**: Longo gained recognition for his hyperrealistic charcoal drawings, which meticulously replicate photographs but also add layers of emotion, symbolism, and commentary. His "Men in the Cities" series, featuring contorted figures, is particularly iconic.2. **Multimedia Exploration**: In addition to drawings, Longo has explored sculpture, photography, film, and other mediums. His multidisciplinary approach reflects a dynamic engagement with the evolving possibilities of contemporary art.3. **Cultural Critique**: Longo's art often delves into cultural critique, addressing social, political, and technological issues. His works raise questions about power dynamics, consumerism, violence, and the impact of media on society.4. **Monumental Scale**: Many of Longo's drawings are executed on a monumental scale, intensifying their impact and inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the details and emotions he conveys.5. **Art and Music**: Longo has also made connections with the music world, directing music videos for artists like New Order and R.E.M. This collaboration underscores his ability to merge visual and auditory elements to create immersive experiences.6. **Challenging Visual Language**: Longo's art often challenges traditional visual language, blurring the lines between representation and abstraction, realism and interpretation. His ability to imbue everyday subjects with emotional weight encourages viewers to engage critically with his work.7. **Enduring Influence**: Longo's influence extends to both contemporary art and popular culture. His ability to capture the zeitgeist and address pressing societal concerns has resonated with audiences beyond the art world.Robert Longo's legacy as an artist who merges technical mastery with conceptual depth continues to shape the trajectory of contemporary art. His thought-provoking creations encourage reflection on the complexities of modern existence, the role of imagery in society, and the capacity of art to provoke meaningful conversations about our world. Measures 44.0 x 79.0

                Morgan Auctions
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph
                Apr. 27, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph

                Est: $750 - $1,000

                Robert Longo, a prominent American artist known for his large-scale drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works, has made significant contributions to contemporary art with his powerful and thought-provoking creations. Born in 1953, Longo's art often engages with themes of culture, politics, and the human condition.Longo's artistic legacy can be encapsulated as follows:1. **Hyperrealistic Drawings**: Longo gained recognition for his hyperrealistic charcoal drawings, which meticulously replicate photographs but also add layers of emotion, symbolism, and commentary. His "Men in the Cities" series, featuring contorted figures, is particularly iconic.2. **Multimedia Exploration**: In addition to drawings, Longo has explored sculpture, photography, film, and other mediums. His multidisciplinary approach reflects a dynamic engagement with the evolving possibilities of contemporary art.3. **Cultural Critique**: Longo's art often delves into cultural critique, addressing social, political, and technological issues. His works raise questions about power dynamics, consumerism, violence, and the impact of media on society.4. **Monumental Scale**: Many of Longo's drawings are executed on a monumental scale, intensifying their impact and inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the details and emotions he conveys.5. **Art and Music**: Longo has also made connections with the music world, directing music videos for artists like New Order and R.E.M. This collaboration underscores his ability to merge visual and auditory elements to create immersive experiences.6. **Challenging Visual Language**: Longo's art often challenges traditional visual language, blurring the lines between representation and abstraction, realism and interpretation. His ability to imbue everyday subjects with emotional weight encourages viewers to engage critically with his work.7. **Enduring Influence**: Longo's influence extends to both contemporary art and popular culture. His ability to capture the zeitgeist and address pressing societal concerns has resonated with audiences beyond the art world.Robert Longo's legacy as an artist who merges technical mastery with conceptual depth continues to shape the trajectory of contemporary art. His thought-provoking creations encourage reflection on the complexities of modern existence, the role of imagery in society, and the capacity of art to provoke meaningful conversations about our world. Measures 44.0 x 79.0

                Morgan Auctions
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph
                Apr. 27, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph

                Est: $750 - $1,000

                Robert Longo, a prominent American artist known for his large-scale drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works, has made significant contributions to contemporary art with his powerful and thought-provoking creations. Born in 1953, Longo's art often engages with themes of culture, politics, and the human condition.Longo's artistic legacy can be encapsulated as follows:1. **Hyperrealistic Drawings**: Longo gained recognition for his hyperrealistic charcoal drawings, which meticulously replicate photographs but also add layers of emotion, symbolism, and commentary. His "Men in the Cities" series, featuring contorted figures, is particularly iconic.2. **Multimedia Exploration**: In addition to drawings, Longo has explored sculpture, photography, film, and other mediums. His multidisciplinary approach reflects a dynamic engagement with the evolving possibilities of contemporary art.3. **Cultural Critique**: Longo's art often delves into cultural critique, addressing social, political, and technological issues. His works raise questions about power dynamics, consumerism, violence, and the impact of media on society.4. **Monumental Scale**: Many of Longo's drawings are executed on a monumental scale, intensifying their impact and inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the details and emotions he conveys.5. **Art and Music**: Longo has also made connections with the music world, directing music videos for artists like New Order and R.E.M. This collaboration underscores his ability to merge visual and auditory elements to create immersive experiences.6. **Challenging Visual Language**: Longo's art often challenges traditional visual language, blurring the lines between representation and abstraction, realism and interpretation. His ability to imbue everyday subjects with emotional weight encourages viewers to engage critically with his work.7. **Enduring Influence**: Longo's influence extends to both contemporary art and popular culture. His ability to capture the zeitgeist and address pressing societal concerns has resonated with audiences beyond the art world.Robert Longo's legacy as an artist who merges technical mastery with conceptual depth continues to shape the trajectory of contemporary art. His thought-provoking creations encourage reflection on the complexities of modern existence, the role of imagery in society, and the capacity of art to provoke meaningful conversations about our world. Measures 44.0 x 79.0

                Morgan Auctions
              • Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph
                Apr. 27, 2024

                Robert Longo "Untitled" Offset Lithograph

                Est: $750 - $1,000

                Robert Longo, a prominent American artist known for his large-scale drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works, has made significant contributions to contemporary art with his powerful and thought-provoking creations. Born in 1953, Longo's art often engages with themes of culture, politics, and the human condition.Longo's artistic legacy can be encapsulated as follows:1. **Hyperrealistic Drawings**: Longo gained recognition for his hyperrealistic charcoal drawings, which meticulously replicate photographs but also add layers of emotion, symbolism, and commentary. His "Men in the Cities" series, featuring contorted figures, is particularly iconic.2. **Multimedia Exploration**: In addition to drawings, Longo has explored sculpture, photography, film, and other mediums. His multidisciplinary approach reflects a dynamic engagement with the evolving possibilities of contemporary art.3. **Cultural Critique**: Longo's art often delves into cultural critique, addressing social, political, and technological issues. His works raise questions about power dynamics, consumerism, violence, and the impact of media on society.4. **Monumental Scale**: Many of Longo's drawings are executed on a monumental scale, intensifying their impact and inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the details and emotions he conveys.5. **Art and Music**: Longo has also made connections with the music world, directing music videos for artists like New Order and R.E.M. This collaboration underscores his ability to merge visual and auditory elements to create immersive experiences.6. **Challenging Visual Language**: Longo's art often challenges traditional visual language, blurring the lines between representation and abstraction, realism and interpretation. His ability to imbue everyday subjects with emotional weight encourages viewers to engage critically with his work.7. **Enduring Influence**: Longo's influence extends to both contemporary art and popular culture. His ability to capture the zeitgeist and address pressing societal concerns has resonated with audiences beyond the art world.Robert Longo's legacy as an artist who merges technical mastery with conceptual depth continues to shape the trajectory of contemporary art. His thought-provoking creations encourage reflection on the complexities of modern existence, the role of imagery in society, and the capacity of art to provoke meaningful conversations about our world. Measures 44.0 x 79.0

                Morgan Auctions
              • ROBERT LONGO (AMERICAN B. 1953), UNTITLED (AFTER CARAVAGGIO, THE TAKING OF CHRIST, 1602)
                Apr. 24, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (AMERICAN B. 1953), UNTITLED (AFTER CARAVAGGIO, THE TAKING OF CHRIST, 1602)

                Est: £3,000 - £5,000

                ROBERT LONGO (AMERICAN B. 1953)UNTITLED (AFTER CARAVAGGIO, THE TAKING OF CHRIST, 1602)Pencil Signed and dated 2008 (lower right); titled (lower left)14 x 19.5cm (5½ x 7½ in.)Provenance:Gift from Patrizia Papachristidis, Metro Pictures, New York, where purchased by Count Manfredi della Gherardesca

                Dreweatts 1759 Fine Sales
              • Robert Longo (1953) - Untitled (Janet
                Apr. 23, 2024

                Robert Longo (1953) - Untitled (Janet

                Est: €800 - €1,200

                Robert Longo (1953) Untitled (Janet, from the men in the cities series), 1981/2016, signed and dated with black marker-pen '1981 RL. 2016' (lower right), archival pigment print on Canson Platine fiber paper, unframed, image 37, 5x25, 5 cm, full sheet 46x35, 5 cm, Published in 2016 by Texte zur Kunst, Berlin.

                Venduehuis der Notarissen
              • Robert Longo, born 1953, #'Men in the Cities #', digital
                Apr. 19, 2024

                Robert Longo, born 1953, #'Men in the Cities #', digital

                Est: €50 - €100

                Robert Longo, born 1953, #'Men in the Cities #', digital print on photo paper, hand signed,framed under Plexiglas, motif approx. 30.5x30 cm, total approx. 37.5x37.5 cm, dam. watch on the leaf . German Description: Robert Longo, geb. 1953, 'Men in the Cities', Digitaldruck auf Fotopapier, handsign., unter Plexiglas gerahmt, Motiv ca. 30,5x30 cm, gesamt ca. 37,5x37,5 cm, besch. am Blatt zusehen

                Henry's Auktionshaus
              • Robert Longo, Untitled (from the Columbus: In Search of a New Tomorrow portfolio)
                Apr. 18, 2024

                Robert Longo, Untitled (from the Columbus: In Search of a New Tomorrow portfolio)

                Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                Robert Longo Untitled (from the Columbus: In Search of a New Tomorrow portfolio) 1992 screenprint in colors image: 17.875 h x 28.125 w in (45 x 71 cm) sheet: 22.75 h x 29.875 w in (58 x 76 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge 'A.P. Robert Longo 92'. This work is an artist's proof apart from the edition of 100 printed and published by Edition Domberger, Stuttgart. This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                Wright
              • Robert Longo, Untitled (Flag)
                Apr. 18, 2024

                Robert Longo, Untitled (Flag)

                Est: $5,000 - $7,000

                Robert Longo Untitled (Flag) 2013 archival pigment print image: 22 h x 39.50 w in (56 x 100 cm) sheet: 26.25 h x 43.625 w in (67 x 111 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '10/36 Robert Longo 2013'. This work is number 10 from the edition of 36. This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                Wright
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled (Wall of Ice) Image: 25 ¼ x 20 in. (640 x
                Apr. 16, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled (Wall of Ice) Image: 25 ¼ x 20 in. (640 x

                Est: $4,000 - $6,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled (Wall of Ice) Image: 25 ¼ x 20 in. (640 x 507 mm.) Sheet: 28 x 22 in. (710 x 558 mm.)

                Christie's
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled (Rippling Water) Image: 25 ¼ x 20 in. (640
                Apr. 16, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled (Rippling Water) Image: 25 ¼ x 20 in. (640

                Est: $4,000 - $6,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled (Rippling Water) Image: 25 ¼ x 20 in. (640 x 507 mm.) Sheet: 28 x 22 in. (710 x 559 mm.)

                Christie's
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Gretchen and Eric, from Men in the Cities Each Shee
                Apr. 16, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Gretchen and Eric, from Men in the Cities Each Shee

                Est: $60,000 - $80,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Gretchen and Eric, from Men in the Cities Each Sheet: 72 x 36 in. (1829 x 914 mm.)

                Christie's
              • ROBERT LONGO (*1953), HAND-SIGNE
                Apr. 16, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (*1953), HAND-SIGNE

                Est: -

                Robert Longo (*1953), hand-signed poster for the Hamburger Kunstverein 1991, offset, hand-signed in black top left, 59 x 85 cm

                Historia Auctionata
              • Robert Longo - Edmund - 1985 Offset Lithograph 13.25" x 9"
                Apr. 09, 2024

                Robert Longo - Edmund - 1985 Offset Lithograph 13.25" x 9"

                Est: $250 - $375

                "Edmund" by Robert Longo, 1985 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 13.25 x 9 inches, with an image size of 8.5 x 5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is currently framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: Original opening invitation card for the exhibit "Men in the Cities, lithographs 1982-1985" held at Brooke Alexander gallery from November 9th to December 5th, 1985. The opening was Saturday November 9th from 10am to 6pm. Framed in a white wooden frame with a face profile of 1 inch and a side profile of 3/4 inch.

                DUMBO Auctions
              • Robert Longo - Untitled (Saturn) - 2006 Offset Lithograph 3.75" x 7.25"
                Apr. 09, 2024

                Robert Longo - Untitled (Saturn) - 2006 Offset Lithograph 3.75" x 7.25"

                Est: $40 - $60

                "Untitled (Saturn)" by Robert Longo, 2006 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 3.75 x 7.25 inches, with an image size of 3.75 x 7.25 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: Original postcard exhibition invite for Robert Longo- Outward and Visible Signs of an Inward and Invisible Grace held at Metro Pictures November 3- December 9, 2006.

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              • Robert Longo - Surrendering the Absolutes - 2009 Offset Lithograph 5.75" x 5.75"
                Apr. 09, 2024

                Robert Longo - Surrendering the Absolutes - 2009 Offset Lithograph 5.75" x 5.75"

                Est: $25 - $45

                "Surrendering the Absolutes" by Robert Longo, 2009 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 5.75 x 5.75 inches, with an image size of 5.75 x 5.75 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: Original exhibition invite card for Robert Longo -Surrendering the Absolutes at Metro Pictures, April 23- May 30, 2009.

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              • Robert Longo - Edmund - 1985 8.5" x 5"
                Apr. 09, 2024

                Robert Longo - Edmund - 1985 8.5" x 5"

                Est: $25 - $35

                "Edmund" by Robert Longo, 1985 Postcard. Paper size is 8.5 x 5 inches, with an image size of 8 x 4.5 inches. The Postcard is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: Original opening invitation card for the exhibit "Men in the Cities, lithographs 1982-1985" held at Brooke Alexander gallery from November 9th to December 5th, 1985. The opening was Saturday November 9th from 10am to 6pm.

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              • ROBERT LONGO 'MEN IN THE CITIES' LITHOGRAPH
                Mar. 16, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO 'MEN IN THE CITIES' LITHOGRAPH

                Est: $80 - $120

                Robert Longo lithograph from 'Men in the Cities'. Sheet measures 36" x 24".

                Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
              • ROBERT LONGO 'GRETCHEN' LITHOGRAPH
                Mar. 16, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO 'GRETCHEN' LITHOGRAPH

                Est: $80 - $120

                Robert Longo Untitled (Gretchen) lithograph. Sheet measures 36" x 24".

                Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
              • Robert LONGO (Né en 1953) The pillow (Sigmund Freud serie ) - 2013 Impression digitale
                Mar. 07, 2024

                Robert LONGO (Né en 1953) The pillow (Sigmund Freud serie ) - 2013 Impression digitale

                Est: €500 - €800

                Robert LONGO (Né en 1953) The pillow (Sigmund Freud serie ) - 2013 Impression digitale Signée et numérotée "83/100" S'inspire d'une série de photos faites à Vienne par Edmund Engelman en 1938, dans la maison de Freud quelques jours avant le départ de la famille pour Londres 21,6 x 27,5 cm Digital print ; signed and numbered 8.27 x 10.63 Rapport de condition / Condition report : Très bon état Very good condition Estimation 500 - 800 €

                Artcurial
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled, Study for Men in the Cities, 1982
                Mar. 01, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled, Study for Men in the Cities, 1982

                Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Untitled, Study for Men in the Cities, 1982 signed and dated 'Robert Longo 82' (right edge); dedicated and inscribed (left edge) pencil on paper 17 7/8 x 30 1/4 in. 45.4 x 76.8 cm.

                Bonhams
              • ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Study of Jupiter (No. 2219), 2005
                Mar. 01, 2024

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Study of Jupiter (No. 2219), 2005

                Est: $15,000 - $25,000

                ROBERT LONGO (B. 1953) Study of Jupiter (No. 2219), 2005 signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Study of Jupiter RL 05' (lower edge); numbered '#2219' (on the reverse) charcoal and graphite on vellum 14 x 24 in. 35.6 x 61 cm.

                Bonhams
              • Robert Longo, Strong in Love
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, Strong in Love

                Est: $1,500 - $2,000

                Robert Longo Strong in Love 1991 photo-etching with aquatint image: 15.125 h x 35 w in (38 x 89 cm) sheet: 28.75 h x 44 w in (73 x 112 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '4/5 AP R Longo '91'. This work is artist's proof 4 of 5 apart from the edition of 15 published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York. Provenance: Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                Rago Arts and Auction Center
              • Robert Longo, Strong in Love (Yellow)
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, Strong in Love (Yellow)

                Est: $1,500 - $2,000

                Robert Longo Strong in Love (Yellow) 1991 black and white photo-etching with aquatint and yellow roll image: 15.125 h x 35 w in (38 x 89 cm) sheet: 28.75 h x 44 w in (73 x 112 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '4/5 AP R Longo '91'. This work is artist's proof 4 of 5 apart from the edition of 15 published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York. Provenance: Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                Rago Arts and Auction Center
              • Robert Longo, America on Wheels
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, America on Wheels

                Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                Robert Longo America on Wheels 1991 lithograph 20.75 h x 29.75 w in (53 x 76 cm) Signed, dated, numbered and inscribed to lower edge 'W/P 2/9 For F.H. TxG Robert Longo 91'. This work is working proof 2 of 9 apart from the edition of 50. Provenance: The Artist | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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              • Robert Longo, Black Flag #2
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, Black Flag #2

                Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                Robert Longo Black Flag #2 1990 lithograph on Arches Cover 22.375 h x 30 w in (57 x 76 cm) Signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed to lower edge 'W/P For FH and Texas Gallery Black Flag #2 Robert Longo 90'. This work is a working proof apart from the edition of 50 published by Bill Bradley for U.S. Senate. Provenance: The Artist | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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              • Robert Longo, Arena Brains
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, Arena Brains

                Est: $1,500 - $2,000

                Robert Longo Arena Brains 1986 lithograph in colors on BFK Rives image: 36 h x 16 w in (91 x 41 cm) sheet: 44.25 h x 29 w in (112 x 74 cm) Signed, titled, dated and numbered to lower edge 'Working Proof Arena Brains Robert Longo 86'. This work is a working proof apart from the edition of 75 published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York to benefit Artists Space, New York. Provenance: Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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              • Robert Longo, Eric (from Men in the Cities series)
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, Eric (from Men in the Cities series)

                Est: $30,000 - $50,000

                Robert Longo Eric (from Men in the Cities series) 1989 lithograph in colors with graphite annotations 68 h x 39.125 w in (173 x 99 cm) Signed, dated and inscribed to lower edge 'WP Robert Longo 89'. This work is a working proof apart from the edition of 38 published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York. Provenance: Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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              • Robert Longo, Untitled IV; Untitled V (two works from the Men in the Cities series)
                Feb. 14, 2024

                Robert Longo, Untitled IV; Untitled V (two works from the Men in the Cities series)

                Est: $18,000 - $24,000

                Robert Longo Untitled IV; Untitled V (two works from the Men in the Cities series) 1990 lithograph on Arches each: 39.75 h x 27.875 w in (101 x 71 cm) Signed, titled, dated and numbered to lower edge of each work '45/48 V Robert Longo 90' and '45/48 IV Robert Longo 90'. These works are number 45 from the edition of 48 published by Seibu Department Stores Ltd., Tokyo. This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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