Man Ray - Editions New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    see Philippe Sers, Object de mon affection, 1983, p.157 no. 182; Architectural Digest, 1989, p. 90; Tokyo, 1990-91, p.35 no. O-56; GLASSWAY, le stanze del vetro, 2002, p.109 Museo archeologico, Aosta

  • Catalogue Essay

    In this object, the viewer is required to look through the spy-hole. This is a typical example of Man Ray's works where the viewer's participation is essential to the full appreciation of the object.


Le voyeur (Peeping Tom)

Spy hole mounted in a block of wood,
4 3/8 x 6 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. (11.1 x 16.8 x 3.5 cm)
signed, titled, inscribed 'a Janus' and annotated 'E.A.' in black ink, from the series of 9 and 3 artist's proofs, realized by Lucien Treillard, Paris, after the original object made in 1972, in good condition.

$12,000 - 18,000 


8 June 2010
New York