SOLD! for $12,800.00.
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- Low Estimate: $2,400.00
- High Estimate: $3,400.00
- Realized: $12,800.00
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George Sugarman (American, 1912-1999) abstract sculpture, "Red and Black Spiral," 1975, painted and welded aluminum, with four fan-fold sections encircling a horizontal axis. Sculpture is hollow and measures 69" H x 128" W x 44" D. Sculpture currently situated on a base which is available to the winning buyer, measuring 28 1/4"H x 49 3/4"W x 50"D. Provenance: Deaccessioned by the Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, commissioned by the museum through a purchase from the National Endowment for the Arts. Note: This large and iconic sculpture, which was has welcomed visitors to the Hunter Museum since 1978, will only be available for preview from its current outdoor location at the entry to the Museum grounds. (No admission fee is required to view it). It will not be available for viewing or for pickup at Case's gallery. The buyer of this lot must make arrangements to pick up the sculpture from itsÊcurrent location at the Hunter Museum in Chattanooga. The hollow sculpture and its very heavy base can be separated and it is up to the buyer to decide if they want to take the base. Case will work with the successful buyer and museum staff to coordinate pickup arrangements. Please do not contact the museum directly, but direct all questions to Case. Artist biography: George Sugarman was born in New York and studied at the City College of New York and in Paris with cubist sculptor Ossip Zadkine. He is credited with pioneering the concept of pedestal free sculpture, and is best known for his large scale, colorful metal sculptures. Sugarman is known for his large scale architectural installations at the Federal Court Building in Baltimore, First National Bank in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Xerox Building in El Segundo, California. Condition: Sculpture and base have been exhibited outside and show weathering, with alligatoring, general wear, and scattered losses to paint. The sculpture can be separated from the base by entering an opening on the back of the base.