Lifeguard Houses

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  • Catalogue Essay

    While walking along Miami’s South Beach one early morning, Polish artist Magda Biernat was struck by the lifeguard houses, which were simultaneously lonely and vibrant, ordinary and unique. Fascinated by typologies and the relationship between natural and man-made landscapes, Biernat walked from one structure to the next, systematically photographing the subjects in the same light, with the same distance, height, camera angle and perspective.

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ULTIMATE CONTEMPORARY

Lifeguard Houses

2010
Unique work comprised of four archival pigment prints, each flush-mounted.
Each 53.2 x 53.2 cm (20 7/8 x 20 7/8 in.)
Each signed and numbered 1/1 in ink in the margin.

This work is unique. Each print is number 1 from the sold-out edition of 1.

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 

sold for £5,625

Contact Specialist
Lou Proud
Head of Photographs
London
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Photographs

London 21 May 2015 4pm