John Szarkowski - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Pace MacGill, New York

  • Literature

    Phillips, John Szarkowski: Photographs, p. 95

  • Catalogue Essay

    "Photography is the easiest thing in the world if one is willing to accept pictures that are flaccid, limp, bland, banal, indiscriminately informative and pointless. But if one insists on a photograph that is both complex and vigorous it is almost impossible." –John Szarkowski

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Young Stayman Winesap in Bloom

circa 1985
Gelatin silver print, printed 2006.
15 3/8 x 19 1/8 in. (39.1 x 48.6 cm)
Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso.

$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $2,500

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New York Auction 14 October 2020