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Amsel's original work has rarely been made available to the viewing public. While individual pieces turn up occasionally within auction houses and online, below are those exhibits and auctions where Amsel's work was a significant focus. They include:
1987 Christie's East auction, The Art of Richard Amsel. This was held after Amsel's death, where much of his estate was liquidated to settle his tax debt. It included major works such as Raiders of the Lost Ark and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
2000 Christie's auction, Masters of Cinema Art. This was held at the USC campus, featuring works from many different artists -- including Struzan, Chorney, and Alvin. I attended this show, and it rekindled my interest in the artist's work.
2007 Richard Amsel tribute exhibition in North Carolina. It was produced by Randal Tolbert, and while it did not feature any original pieces, it was the first public exhibit dedicated exclusively to the artist.
2009 Richard Amsel: A Retrospective at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. This remains the most comprehensive and elaborate exhibit dedicated exclusively to the artist, with many of his original works on view, It was produced by Dorian Hannaway with the University of the Arts, and Amsel's surviving family attended. David Byrd also gave a lecture prior to the opening reception.
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