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  • Provenance

    Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

  • Exhibited

    New York, Yancey Richardson Gallery, Alex Prager: Compulsion, April 5 – May 12, 2012 (another example exhibited)

  • Artist Biography

    Alex Prager

    American • 1979

    Influenced by pulp fiction and cinematic tropes, self-taught photographer and film-maker Alex Prager creates striking, sometimes unnerving images that are filled with a dynamic cast of characters. The hyperreal worlds she creates are packed with human melodrama, like the retro 'damsel in distress' character that regularly makes appearances in Prager's brightly colored and dramatically lit scenes.

    With influences ranging from David Lynch, Alfred Hitchcock, William Eggleston, Cindy Sherman, and Gregory Crewdson, Prager references the vivid aesthetics of mid-twentieth century American cinema and photography. Pairing photographs alongside her films as part of her practice, Prager presents an eerie, alternative world where more questions are asked than answered. 

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7:12pm, Redcliff Ave and Eye #10 (Telephone Wires)

2012
chromogenic print
36 x 24 1/2 in. (91.4 x 62.2 cm)
Signed, titled, numbered and dated "'7:12PM, Redcliff Ave' 7/9 Alex Prager 2012" on a label affixed to the reverse.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $7,500

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Kate Bryan
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New York Auction 4 March 2015 11am