Amanda Means - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, 2001

  • Catalogue Essay

    In her Color Light Bulb series, Amanda Means transforms a utilitarian object into a stunning work of art. Created using a rare 20 x 24 Polaroid camera, Means juxtaposes the bulb’s colored filaments with vibrant backgrounds, highlighting the object’s form and function. Means was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017 and her work is held in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, among others. Other works from this series are being offered in lots 134, 137 and 138.


Light Bulb 00051

Unique Polaroid print.
24 1/8 x 20 3/4 in. (61.3 x 52.7 cm)
Signed, titled, dated and numbered on the verso.

$8,000 - 12,000 

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairwoman, Americas



New York Auction 14 October 2020