Richard Pettibone Auction Prices Go Up Dramatically



Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein, The Artist's Studio: The Dance, 1975
+70% vs last time at auction
Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein, The Artist's Studio: The Dance, 1975
Sold $56,250. Christie's 11/13/2014

An Appropriation pioneer, Richard Pettibone laid the groundwork for many Appropriation Artists including Sherrie Levine, Louise Lawler, Vik Muniz, Eric Doeringer, Richard Prince and Elaine Sturtevant. Ken Johnson, The New York Times observes: Richard Pettibone has devoted his career to making small reproductions of works by Brancusi, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Stella and other artists whose fame far exceeded his.

The recent Museum of Modern Art Exhibition of Elaine Sturtevant, an Appropriation Artist who was a contemporary of Richard Pettibone, caused a spike in auction prices. Sturtevant's Appropriation of Roy Lichtenstein Crying Girl fetched $3.4 million at Christie's, 11/12/14; the same painting sold for $710.K at Phillips three years earlier.



Similarly, auction prices for Richard Pettibone Pop Art Appropriations have increased dramatically recently.
Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein, The Artist's Studio: The Dance, 1975
+70% vs. last time sold at auction

Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein Masterpiece, 1962
Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein Masterpiece, 1962 Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein Masterpiece, 1962
Sotheby's 3/9/2011
$50-$70K Pass
Sotheby's 9/24/2014
Sold $106,000.

Richard Pettibone Roy Lichtenstein Rouen Cathedral, 1970
Richard Pettibone Pair Rouen Cathedrals Sold Christie's Richard Pettibone Pair Rouen Cathedrals Sold Christie's
Christie's 5/12/2010
Sold $56,250.
Christie's 11/13/2013
Sold $106,250.

Richard Pettibone Andy Warhol Jackies, 1970
3 Richard Pettibone Andy Warhol Jackies Offered At Auction
LA Modern 3/6/2011
$15-$18K Pass
Sotheby's 9/14/2011
Sold $10,794.
Sotheby's 10/18/2014
Sold $32,000.




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