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Lot 135

NICK VACCARO Three Metal Collage Blocks

Estimate: $200 - $300
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$75,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Nick Vaccaro
(Kansas, 1931-2002)
Three untitled collage blocks, circa late 1960s to early 1970s
Mixed sheet metals, wood
7" x 4 1/4" x 1"
7 3/4" x 4 1/4" x 1"
7" x 4 1/2" x 1"

Each bears an estate-stamp signature to the bottom edge.

Nick Vaccaro was a professor and chairman of the drawing and painting department at the University of Kansas. As an artist, Vaccaro was the recipient of purchase awards from the San Francisco Museum of Art (1958), the Dallas Museum of Fine Art (1961), and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, and his work has additionally been exhibited in the Nelson Gallery of Art, Oklahoma Arts Center, Wichita Art Museum, and Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts.

Condition

There is some general wear to the printed metal graphics, and some staining to the wooden blocks.