MacDougall Auctions 12-18 June 2008

12 June 2008

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Negative Relief Globe for Causing Earthquakes (with Hammer)

* 490. KOMAR and MELAMID B. 1943 and B. 1945

Negative Relief Globe for Causing Earthquakes (with Hammer) from the Magic Weapon series. Signed with initials in several places and inscribed.

Mixed media, collage with hammer on board, 75 by 100 cm.

Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey.
Private Collection, New York.

Exhibited: Komar and Melamid, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, 1978-1979.
The History of the USSR, MacDougall's, London, April-May 2008.

Literature: Ratcliff, C., Komar and Melamid, Abbeville Press, 1988, New York, No. 90, p. 107 illustrated.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.