Surf's Up 1, Montauk, NY

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  • Literature

    M. Dweck, ‘Girls of Montauk’, Playboy, July 2007, p. 64

  • Catalogue Essay

    Montauk, the far eastern tip of Long Island, play a formative role in Dweck’s work. Inspired by its surfing subculture, Dweck first discovered the community in the 1970s then began photographing scenes around Montauk in 2002. Of his Montauk images, Dweck states, “It is an evocation of a real-world paradise lost: the paradise of summer, youth, and erotic possibility – and of a community and camaraderie in a perfect setting.”

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Surf's Up 1, Montauk, NY

2006
Gelatin silver print.
67.5 x 91 cm (26 5/8 x 35 7/8 in.)
Signed, titled, dated and numbered 5/5 in ink on the reverse of the flush-mount.
This work is number 5 from the sold-out edition of 5 + 2 AP.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

sold for £30,000

Contact Specialist
Lou Proud
Head of Photographs
London
+ 44 207 318 4018

Photographs

London 18 November 2014