Rare Abstract Bob Dylan Painting Sells for Over $190,000 at Boston-Based RR Auction

Dylan’s painting days never faded, but instead gained more focus. From his ‘Drawn Blank’ series, RR Auction sold his 2007 painting ‘View from Two Windows’ for $70,248. Later on in 2016, Dylan partnered with the London Halcyon gallery to exhibit his series of paintings entitled “The Beaten Path.” Featuring, in Dylan’s own words, “the American Landscape – how you see it while crisscrossing the land and seeing it for what it’s worth…The attempt was made to represent reality and images as they are without idealizing them…to compose works that create stability, working with generalized, universal, and easily identifiable objects.” A far cry from the unique abstract musings that made up Dylan’s early catalog.

RR Auction’s Marvels of Modern Music closed May 23, 2024, with the winning bid reaching a towering $196,156.

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