Laurie Simmons - NOW: Art of the 21st Century Theme Sale New York Saturday, March 6, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Artist Biography

    Laurie Simmons

    American • 1949

    Laurie Simmons is an American photographer and filmmaker. Known for her curated domestic scenes using dolls and miniature objects, Simmons questions the truth behind photographic realism and the stereotypes of American culture. In her critically acclaimed series Walking Objects, Simmons offers commentary on how women are represented in popular media through a memorably surreal image. The artist emerged in the 1980s as a prominent member of the 'Pictures Generation' alongside Cindy Sherman and Louise Lawler. Today, Simmons' work is found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among others.

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Untitled (In Honor of Jimmy de Sana), from 1989 portfolio

Crystal archive type chromogenic print, on Fugifilm Fugicolor crystal archive paper.
10 x 6 in. (25.4 x 15.2 cm).
Signed, dated, annotated and numbered 1/75 in blue ink on the reverse (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by the Estate Project for Artist's with AIDS and Alliance for the Arts, New York, unframed.

$900 - 1,200 

Sold for $625

NOW: Art of the 21st Century Theme Sale

6 March 2010
New York