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  • Exhibited

    Laurie Simmons: The Music of Regret, The Baltimore Museum of Art, 28 May - 10 August 1997

  • 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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Property from a Distinguished Curator’s Collection

296

Woman/Gray Chair/Green Rug; White Shoes/Black Room

1978
Two dye destruction prints.
Each approximately 3 x 4 3/4 in. (7.6 x 12.1 cm)
Each signed, titled and one dated in pencil on the verso; each additionally titled on the backing board. Each from an edition of 7.

Estimate
$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $2,268

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Photographs

New York Auction 7 October 2021