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Valerie Floating in the Sea, Mayreaux

2001
Dye destruction print.
25 5/8 x 38 1/4 in. (65.1 x 97.2 cm)
Signed, titled, dated and numbered 10/15 in ink on a gallery label affixed to the reverse of the flush-mount.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

sold for $12,500

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head, Photographs

Sarah Krueger
Head of Sale, New York

General Enquiries:
+1 212 940 1245

  • Provenance

    Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

  • Artist Bio

    Nan Goldin

    American • 1953

    American artist Nan Goldin uses photography to expose the intimate and vulnerable nature of her personal life. Her photographs are raw, authentic, sexual and, at times, highly violent. Her most famous series, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, chronicles Goldin's life during the late 1970s and '80s, following the artist through the gritty, abusive and often dangerous situations she put herself through.

    The material being half-autobiographical and half-universal, Goldin attempts to depict the complexities of city living by way of diaristic practices. Having shot New York during its golden years, she has created an expansive archive of the AIDS crisis, drug abuse in the 1980s, underground culture and urban development.

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71

Valerie Floating in the Sea, Mayreaux

2001
Dye destruction print.
25 5/8 x 38 1/4 in. (65.1 x 97.2 cm)
Signed, titled, dated and numbered 10/15 in ink on a gallery label affixed to the reverse of the flush-mount.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

sold for $12,500

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head, Photographs

Sarah Krueger
Head of Sale, New York

General Enquiries:
+1 212 940 1245

Photographs

New York Auction 8 October 2015

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