Art Basel

Basel
June 13 - 18, 2017
Installation Views
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Art Works
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Carl Andre
Magnesium Inside-Outside Piece
1969
magnesium
2 plates
each: 3/16 x 39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches (.5 x 100 x 100 cm)

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Lee Bontecou
Untitled
1963
soot and pencil on paper
9 3/4 x 13 inches (24.8 x 33 cm)

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Mark Bradford
Smear
2015
mixed media and collage on canvas
96 x 72 inches (243.8 x 182.9 cm)

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John Chamberlain
Arch Brown
1962
painted steel
37 x 38 x 29 inches (94 x 96.5 x 73.7 cm)

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Sam Gilliam
Red Cowl
1973
acrylic on draped canvas
96 x 48 inches (243.8 x 121.9 cm)

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Mark Grotjahn
Untitled
2004
colored pencil on paper
24 x 19 inches (61 x 48.3cm)

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David Hammons
Basketball Drawing
2001
Harlem earth and graphite on paper
41 x 26 inches (104.1 x 66 cm)

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David Hammons
Untitled
2010
acrylic on canvas, tarp
92 x 71 inches (233.7 x 180.3 cm) (canvas size)

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Brice Marden
Stele Drawing 5
2007
Kremer ink on Rives BFK paper
14 7/8 x 9 inches (37.8 x 22.9 cm)

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Agnes Martin
Untitled #5
1989
acrylic and graphite on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

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Agnes Martin
Untitled #9
1988
acrylic and graphite on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

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Bridget Riley
Paired Colours
2001
oil on linen
39 x 119 5/8 inches (99.1 x 303.8 cm)

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Mark Rothko
Untitled
1969
oil on paper mounted on panel
48 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches (123.2 x 102.9 cm)

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Robert Ryman
Wing
2000
oil on cardboard
13 3/8 x 13 3/8 inches (34 x 34 cm)

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Sean Scully
Every Night
1984
oil on canvas
30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)

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Frank Stella
D. Scramble: Ascending Green Values/Ascending Spectrum
1978
acrylic on canvas
69 x 69 inches (175.3 x 175.3 cm)

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Cy Twombly
Capri
1960
wax crayon, graphite and pen on paper
29 x 40 inches (73.7 x 101.6 cm)

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Cy Twombly
Untitled
1969-71
acrylic and crayon on paper
35 3/8 x 30 inches (89.9 x 76.2 cm)

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Andy Warhol
Gun
1981-82
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
70 1/4 x 90 1/8 inches (178.4 x 228.9 cm)

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Christopher Wool
Untitled
2002
enamel and silkscreen ink on canvas
108 x 72 inches (274.3 x 182.9 cm)

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Carl Andre
Magnesium Inside-Outside Piece
1969
magnesium
2 plates
each: 3/16 x 39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches (.5 x 100 x 100 cm)

image

Lee Bontecou
Untitled
1963
soot and pencil on paper
9 3/4 x 13 inches (24.8 x 33 cm)

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Mark Bradford
Smear
2015
mixed media and collage on canvas
96 x 72 inches (243.8 x 182.9 cm)

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John Chamberlain
Arch Brown
1962
painted steel
37 x 38 x 29 inches (94 x 96.5 x 73.7 cm)

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Sam Gilliam
Red Cowl
1973
acrylic on draped canvas
96 x 48 inches (243.8 x 121.9 cm)

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Mark Grotjahn
Untitled
2004
colored pencil on paper
24 x 19 inches (61 x 48.3cm)

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David Hammons
Basketball Drawing
2001
Harlem earth and graphite on paper
41 x 26 inches (104.1 x 66 cm)

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David Hammons
Untitled
2010
acrylic on canvas, tarp
92 x 71 inches (233.7 x 180.3 cm) (canvas size)

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Brice Marden
Stele Drawing 5
2007
Kremer ink on Rives BFK paper
14 7/8 x 9 inches (37.8 x 22.9 cm)

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Agnes Martin
Untitled #5
1989
acrylic and graphite on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

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Agnes Martin
Untitled #9
1988
acrylic and graphite on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

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Bridget Riley
Paired Colours
2001
oil on linen
39 x 119 5/8 inches (99.1 x 303.8 cm)

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Mark Rothko
Untitled
1969
oil on paper mounted on panel
48 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches (123.2 x 102.9 cm)

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Robert Ryman
Wing
2000
oil on cardboard
13 3/8 x 13 3/8 inches (34 x 34 cm)

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Sean Scully
Every Night
1984
oil on canvas
30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)

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Frank Stella
D. Scramble: Ascending Green Values/Ascending Spectrum
1978
acrylic on canvas
69 x 69 inches (175.3 x 175.3 cm)

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Cy Twombly
Capri
1960
wax crayon, graphite and pen on paper
29 x 40 inches (73.7 x 101.6 cm)

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Cy Twombly
Untitled
1969-71
acrylic and crayon on paper
35 3/8 x 30 inches (89.9 x 76.2 cm)

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Andy Warhol
Gun
1981-82
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
70 1/4 x 90 1/8 inches (178.4 x 228.9 cm)

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Christopher Wool
Untitled
2002
enamel and silkscreen ink on canvas
108 x 72 inches (274.3 x 182.9 cm)

Press Release

Art Basel

Basel
June 13 - 18, 2017

Venue
Mese Basel
Messeplatz 10
4005 Basel
Switzerland

 

Mnuchin Gallery, Booth F9

 

Private Days (by invitation only)
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

 

Vernissage (by invitation only)
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

 

Public Days
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11am to 7pm
Friday, June 16, 2017, 11am to 7pm
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11am to 7pm
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 11am to 7pm

Selected Press

Artsy

What Sold at Art Basel in Basel
June 18, 2017

Dealers were quick to dispel the notion that this week’s sales were frothy, citing steady economic performance in the world’s major economies, especially those from which many of the biggest collectors hail, such as the U.S., Western Europe, and China. In fact, they almost seemed expected, given what dealers brought to Art Basel: the works in David Zwirner’s booth were worth nearly $100 million, Mnuchin Gallery’s roughly $65 million. One doesn’t bother insuring and shipping over that many treasures without a strong indication that collectors will be in a receptive mood.

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Business Times (Singapore)

Political art makes a splash at Art Basel
June 16, 2017

New York gallery David Zwirner sold a 1954 Alberto Burri work for more than US$10 million, a 1986 Sigmar Polke painting for almost US$9 million, and a few Marlene Dumas' works-on-paper and paintings ranging from US$150,000 to US$3 million. New York's Mnuchin Gallery sold a Mark Bradford canvas for US$5.5 million; Bradford is currently showing at the US Pavilion in Venice Biennale.

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artnet News

The ā€™80s Are Back, Baby! Art Basel Ushers a New Decade Into the Blue-Chip Pantheon
June 15, 2017

Has the 1980s generation muscled its big-shouldered way into the top tiers of the art market? At Art Basel this week, works no more than 35 years old are among the most expensive at the fair, and artists who were recently dismissed as overhyped or out of fashion—like Julian Schnabel and Peter Halley—are being shown proudly and prominently. “The ‘80s are back big time,” says the art advisor Wendy Cromwell.

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Art Observed

AO ON-SITE ā€“ BASEL: ART BASEL AT MESSE BASEL THROUGH JUNE 18TH, 2017
June 14, 2017

This rush of guests caused an equally strong rush to buy, with many galleries reporting remarkable early figures.  At Mnuchin Gallery, Mark Bradford’s Smear sold quickly, garnering a price of $5.5 million, capitalizing on the artist’s impressive Venice Biennale pavilion this summer, while Pace Gallery sold an impressive range of historical works by Robert Rauschenberg and Sol LeWitt for $1 million and $750,000, respectively. 

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ARTnews

At Art Basel, Galleries Bet Big on Booming Basquiat Market as Sales Flow During VIP Preview
June 13, 2017

Mnuchin Gallery came with a booth anchored by a $12 million Warhol gun painting, and while that had yet to sell by mid-afternoon, a work by Mark Bradford (also riding a Biennale bump after representing the United States in Venice) sold for $5.5 million, a higher-end mark for the artist at a fair.

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Artinfo

Art Basel in Basel 2017ā€™s USD$60m+ Preview Payday
June 13, 2017

The 2017 edition of Art Basel in Basel is a welcome distraction from the doom and gloom that has dominated the headlines throughout Europe and the world in recent months. And if early sales are anything to go by, the art world is getting on with the job of buying, selling, and promoting art, with Art Basel’s 48th edition in Basel injecting a bit of joy and hope into the world with reports of buoyant sales and strong attendance from some of the art world’s most important influencers. It’s a solid start for the fair, which continues until June 18.

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The Financial Times

Galleries prepare for Art Basel - and seal the deal on artists' estates
June 9, 2017

Mnuchin Gallery has a booth worth around $65m, including $5m- plus pieces by John Chamberlain, Agnes Martin and Mark Bradford. Pace gallery is bringing works worth at least $30m, including a rare five-stack Donald Judd (“Untitled”, 1987, $4.5m) and David Hockney’s “Plastic Sheet Floating in a Pool” (1977, $6.5m).

 

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