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  • Provenance

    Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
    Joseph Froelich Collection, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Exhibited

    Hamburg, Deichtorhallen, Andreas Gursky: Photographs 1984-1993, February 4 - April 10, 1994, then traveled to Amsterdam, De Appel Foundation (May 20 - July 4, 1994) (another example exhibited)
    Dusseldorf, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Andreas Gursky-Photographs 1984 to the Present, August 29 - October 18, 1998 (another example exhibited)
    New York, Museum of Modern Art, Andreas Gursky, March 4 - May 15, 2001 (another example exhibited)
    Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Andreas Gursky, June 12 - September 23, 2001 (another example exhibited)
    Munich, Haus der Kunst, Andreas Gursky, Retrospektive 1984 - 2007, February 17 - May 13, 2007, then traveled to Istanbul, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (May 30 - August 26, 2007), Sharjah, Sharjah Art Museum (November 28, 2007 - January 29, 2008), Moscow Ekaterina Foundation (April 10 - May 15, 2008), Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria (November 21, 2008 - February 22, 2009) (another example exhibited)
    Krefeld, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Museen Haus Lange und Haus Esters, Andreas Gurksy Werke-Works 80-08, October 12, 2008 - January 25, 2009, then traveled to Stockholm, Moderna Museet (February 21- May 3, 2009), Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery, May 30 - September 20, 2009 (another example exhibited)
    Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss collection of Conceptual Photography, June 23 - September 25, 2011, then traveled to St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (October 15, 2011 - January 29, 2012 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Andreas Gursky: Photographs 1984-1993, exh. cat., Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Schirmer Art Books: Munich, 1994, no. 55 (illustrated)
    C. Schorr, "How Familiar is It?," Parkett, No. 44, July 1995, p. 89 (illustrated)
    Andreas Gursky-Photographs 1984 to the Present, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, 1998, p. 26 (illustrated)
    D. Ronte, Grosse Illusionen: Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky, Ed Ruscha, exh. cat., Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, 1999, p. 17
    Andreas Gursky, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2001, pp. 62-63, p. 186, no. 8 (illustrated)
    Andreas Gursky, exh. cat., Istanbul Museum of Modern Art and Sharjah Art Museum, Istanbul, 2008, p. 111 (illustrated)
    M. Hentschel, Andreas Gurksy Werke-Works 80-08, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2008, pl. 85 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “The size of the work affects its reception, offering two different experiences: one immersive, one intimate.”
    Andreas Gursky, 2009

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Niagara Falls

1989
chromogenic print mounted on Plexiglas, in artist’s frame
image 45 x 39 5/8 in. (114.3 x 100.6 cm)
sheet 58 1/2 x 47 in. (148.6 x 119.4 cm)
frame 61 x 49 1/8 in. (154.9 x 124.8 cm)

Signed, titled, numbered and dated "Niagara Falls '89 Andreas Gursky 2/3 AP" on the reverse. This work is artist's proof 2 from an edition of 12 plus 3 artist's proofs.
This work is unique in this size.

Estimate
$200,000 - 300,000 

Sold for $329,000

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