Women are Beautiful

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  • Provenance

    Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, 7 October 2005, lot 291
    Collection of Howard Stein, New York
    Sotheby's, New York, 175 Masterworks to Celebrate 175 Years of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation, 12 December 2014, lot 156

  • Literature

    Winogrand, Women Are Beautiful
    Stack, Winogrand: 1964, p. 265
    Szarkowski, Winogrand: Figments from the Real World, pp. 21, 25, 27, 90, 104-111
    T.F. Editores, Garry Winogrand: The Game of Photography, cover, pp. 16, 75, 77-79, 81, 85-86, 89-90, 92-93, 116-117

  • Catalogue Essay

    “I like to think of photographing as a two-way act of respect. Respect for the medium, by letting it do what it does best, describe. And respect for the subject, by describing it as it is. A photograph must be responsible to both.”
    Garry Winogrand

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Women are Beautiful

New York: RFG Publishing, Inc., 1981.
Eighty-five gelatin silver prints.

Each approximately 8 3/4 x 13 in. (22.2 x 33 cm) or the reverse.
Each signed and numbered '3/20 AP' in pencil on the verso. Numbered 'III' in ink on the colophon. Together with title pages and essay by the artist. Enclosed within a white, buckram bound album with mylar sleeves and matching slipcase, both with black printed titles. One from an edition of 80 plus 20 artist's proofs.

Estimate
$70,000 - 90,000 

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New York Auction 4 April 2019