Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
For Art and Antique Auctions, standard shipments are being delayed 2-4 weeks due to increased safety procedures and vendor and carrier slowdowns. As soon as your order ships, you will receive a tracking number.
There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.

Wendell Castle (American, 1932-2018)

Sculptures

Birth Place: Emporia, Kansas

Biography:
Wendell Castle (1932-2018) was an American furniture maker who is widely considered the ‘Father of the American Art Furniture movement.’ With a long and rich career of making, exhibiting and teaching Castle has been widely influential and incredibly commercially successful. Creating first sculptural pieces out of plastic in the 1960’s and then later sculptural wood works using the stack-lamination technique, he is able to easily dictate the size and shape of his forms, without restriction. His pieces are objects of great power, and grace, and he has maintained an ability to continually inspire his peers and delight the wider Design world. Castle’s long career has garnered well-deserved and unparalleled fame and accolades. His work is included in major international institutions and collections, and he has been granted a large number of important awards. In 1994 he was awarded the ‘Visionaries of the American Craft Movement’ nod which is sponsored by the American Craft Museum. A gold medal followed from the American Craft Council in 1997. Grants have been given to the Castle studio from both the National Endowment of the Arts as well as the Comfort Tiffany Foundation. In 2001, he received the award of distinction from The Furniture Society of America.

Read More


Filters (4)

Text Search

Wendell Castle

Department

Sold Collectibles & Art

Archive Status

Save "Wendell Castle" to My Wantlist Free Appraisal

How do you know what's valuable?

Our Art Value Guide provides free information about how to value your Wendell Castle Artwork.

Get Notified of New Matches Create a Wantlist for Wendell Castle Artwork
Create Wantlist
Have Wendell Castle Artwork to sell? Ask about cash advances.
Free Appraisal

Wendell Castle Original Art values sold at auction

Note: Amounts include buyer's premium.
* Although your bid is currently losing, your Bid Protection on this lot is still in effect, and it will be placed during the live auction. You can view/edit your Bid Protection in Heritage Live during the auction event.

GREEN indicates a winning bid. Highlighted GREEN indicates that the current bid is within one increment of your secret maximum. RED indicates a losing bid.
GREEN indicates your reserve is met. Highlighted GREEN indicates that the current bid is within one increment of your secret maximum. RED indicates your reserve is not met.
GREEN indicates a winning bid or that your reserve is met. Highlighted GREEN indicates that the current bid is within one increment of your secret maximum. RED indicates a losing bid or that your reserve is not met.
1
Results per page: 24 48 72
Get Notified of New Matches Create a Wantlist for Wendell Castle Artwork
Create Wantlist
Have Wendell Castle Artwork to sell? Ask about cash advances.
Free Appraisal