• Post-War & Contemporary Aftern auction at Christies

    Sale 2221

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 338

    Robert Smithson (1938-1973)

    Dull Space Rises

    Price Realised  

    Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
    Dull Space Rises
    signed, titled and dated 'ROBERT SMITHSON' "DULL SPACE RISES" 1961' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    47 x 23½ in. (119.3 x 59.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1961.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist
    The Estate of George Lester, Connecticut


    Exhibited

    Oslo, The National Museum of Contemporary Art; Stockholm, Modern Museum and Ishoj, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Robert Smithson Retrospective: Works 1955-1973, February 1999-January 2000.
    Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Dallas Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, Robert Smithson, September 2004-October 2005.