Tony Cragg – Signs of Life

Tony Cragg: ‘lazed ceramic, signed, dimensions: 46 × 15 × 15 cm / 18 1/10 × 5 9/10 × 5 9/10 in, edition of 25 + 5 AP. Price upon request.

About this artwork

Since the early 1980s, the celebrated British-born sculptor Tony Cragg (born 1949) has demonstrated a virtuoso handling of a range of materials–marble, wood, glass, bronze and fiberglass–first exploring figurative and then abstract sculpture. To capture the receptacle forms of vessels and cells–understood as a metaphor for any biological organism–he used traditional materials such as cast iron, bronze, glass, ceramic, or stone. Cragg interest has been increasingly directed at converting one idea into numerous variations. For instance, in the Early Forms series, the inner and outer forms become ever more complex; in Rational Beings, the sculptural form becomes ever more volumetric and statuesque. In the end, Cragg’s sculptures can never be unambiguously classified; they appear as sensual, poetic creatures, mutable and paradoxic

About Tony Cragg

“The future of sculpture has only just begun. Its potential is greater now than ever before, and its possibilities are just starting. Its language and its forms are just beginning to evolve.” So says Tony Cragg, a believer not just in sculpture, but in freestanding, made-from-scratch abstraction. Cragg refuses to accept the domination of installation and the ready-made. His dedication to the form as he works in it–to its complexities, to its ability to interrogate the world and heighten our sensitivity–and his consistent espousal of that dedication, have given him an intriguing and unusual role in contemporary art. Cragg is a promoter of his medium in an age of anxiety about medium-based definitions, an age of crossover. Tony Cragg is living and working in Wuppertal, Germany.

More artworks by Tony Cragg

Tony Cragg - Point of View - 2013 Ceramic object with craquelée glazing. Mounted on ceramic plinth. In original box. Dimensions: 46 x 13 x 15 cm (18 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Signed and inscribed in black ink on the underside, with additional impressed signature Edition of 25, produced by porcelain manufactory Fürstenberg 2012.

Tony Cragg: ‘Point of View’, 2013, ceramic object with craquelée glazing, mounted on ceramic plinth. In original box. size: 46 x 13 x 15 cm  / 18 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in, signed and inscribed in black ink on the underside, with additional impressed signature, edition of 25, produced by porcelain manufactory Fürstenberg 2012. Price upon request.

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Tony Cragg - Loop (turquoise), 2014, Jesmonite ( Water-based, Solvent free Composite Material), signature engraved at the base.,edition 1/30, dimensions: 37.5 × 20 × 17 cm / 14 4/5 × 7 9/10 × 6 7/10 in

Tony Cragg: ‘Loop’ (turquoise), 2014, Jesmonite ( Water-based, Solvent free Composite Material), signature engraved at the base, edition 1/30, dimensions: 37.5 × 20 × 17 cm / 14 4/5 × 7 9/10 × 6 7/10 in. Price upon request.

 

Tony Cragg - Palette 1986, From the portfolio For Joseph Beuys Wood, covered with plastic granules, 74 x 57 x 1.5 cm (29 x 22½ x ½ in), edition of 90 + XXX, signed and num.

Tony Cragg – Palette, 1986, From the portfolio For Joseph Beuys Wood, covered with plastic granules, 74 x 57 x 1.5 cm (29 x 22½ x ½ in), edition of 90 + XXX, signed and num. Price upon request.

Tony Cragg, Forminifera 1, 2000 - Aquatinte au sucre et vernis mou (softground etching) , Size: 53 x 39,5 cm - 30 épreuves

Tony Cragg: ‘Forminifera 1’, 2000 – Aquatinte au sucre et vernis mou (softground etching), signed, numbered, edition of 30, size: 53 x 39,5 cm. Preis € 1.100,- Order here!

Tony Cragg - Forminifera 3, Etching 2000 Size:53,5 x 39,5 cm Edition:30

Tony Cragg: ‘Forminifera 3’, 2000 – Aquatinte au sucre et vernis mou (softground etching), signed, numbered, edition of 30, size: 53 x 39,5 cm. Preice € 1.100,- Order here!

 

Tony Cragg: ‘Companions 3’, 2000, etching, edition of 30, size: 53,5 x 39,5 cm

Tony Cragg: ‘Companions 3’, 2000, etching, signed, numbered, edition of 30, size: 53,5 x 39,5 cm. Price € 1.300,- Order here!

 

Tony Cragg - Companions, Tony Cragg Companions 5 Etching, 2000, Size: 53,5 x 39,5 cm

Tony Cragg: ‘Companions 5’, 2000, etching, signed, numbered, edition 0f 30, size: 53,5 x 39,5 cm. Price € 1.300,- Order here!

 

Tony Cragg: 'Figure out, Figure in", drawing printed on vellum paper, signed, numbered, edition of 30 + 10 AP, size: 19 x 25 cm. ach edition is packed in a cardboard box with signed and numbered copy of the book Figure Out, Figure In alongside with a printed drawing on wove paper specially for this limited edition, enhanced individually by the artist himself

Tony Cragg: ‘Figure out, Figure in”, drawing printed on vellum paper, signed, numbered, edition of 30 + 10 AP, size: 19 x 25 cm. ach edition is packed in a cardboard box with signed and numbered copy of the book Figure Out, Figure In alongside with a printed drawing on wove paper specially for this limited edition, enhanced individually by the artist himself. – SOLD –

 

Anthony Cragg, Skogen, 2009, Lithographie, 70x100cm, © Anthony CraggTony Cragg: ‘Skogen’, 2009, Lithograph, signed, from the portfolio Graphikedition der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, size: 70 x 100cm, © Anthony Cragg. – SOLD –

 

Tony Cragg: ‘From Code (Red)’, 2006, Tapestry, signed, numbered, edition of 36, size: 200 x 300 cm / 78.7 x 118.1

Tony Cragg: ‘From Code (Red)’, 2006, Tapestry (heavy handwoven textile), signed, numbered, edition of 36, size: 200 x 300 cm / 78.7 x 118.1. Price upon request.

Tony Cragg: ‘Form Code (Blue), 2006, Tapestry (heavy handwoven textile), signed, numbered, edition of 36, size: 240 x 340 cm / 94.5 x 133.9 in. Price upon request.

 

 

Tony Cragg: "Manipulation 1", 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm, framed: 53 x 69 cm

Tony Cragg: “Manipulation 1”, 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm (w/o frame). Frame only suggestion. Price upon request.

 

Tony Cragg: "Manipulation 2", 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm, framed: 53 x 69 cm. Ask for price!

Tony Cragg: “Manipulation 2”, 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm (w/o frame). Frame only suggestion. Price upon request. 

Tony Cragg: “Manipulation 3”, 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm (w/o frame). Frame only suggestion. Price upon request.

Tony Cragg: "Manipulation 4", 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm, framed: 53 x 69 cm

Tony Cragg: “Manipulation 4”, 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm (w/o frame). Frame only suggestion. Price upon request.

Tony Cragg: “From Codes”, 2007, Lithograph on hand made paper, signed and numbered, edition of 24, size: 50 x 66 cm (w/o frame). Frame only suggestion. Price upon request.  

Administered Landscape, 1994. Original-Lithographie v. Stein. Handsigniert, nummeriert und datiert.

Tony Cragg: ‘Administered Landscape’, 1994. Lithograph, signed, numbered, edition of 97, size: 74,0 x 52,0 cm (w/o Frame). Frame only suggestion. Price upon request.

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