Nan Goldin - Under the Influence New York Monday, February 26, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; Kenneth L. Freed Collection, Boston

  • Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Nan Goldin I’ll Be Your Mirror,
    October 3, 1996 - January 5, 1997, p. 295 (illustrated)

  • Literature

    D. Armstrong, N. Goldin, and H.W. Holzwarth, eds., Nan Goldin I'll Be Your Mirror, New York, 1996, p. 295 (illustrated)

  • Artist Biography

    Nan Goldin

    American • 1953

    American artist Nan Goldin uses photography to expose the intimate and vulnerable nature of her personal life. Her photographs are raw, authentic, sexual and, at times, highly violent. Her most famous series, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, chronicles Goldin's life during the late 1970s and '80s, following the artist through the gritty, abusive and often dangerous situations she put herself through.

    The material being half-autobiographical and half-universal, Goldin attempts to depict the complexities of city living by way of diaristic practices. Having shot New York during its golden years, she has created an expansive archive of the AIDS crisis, drug abuse in the 1980s, underground culture and urban development.

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René Smoking Crack, NYC

1990
C-print.
15 1/2 x 23 3/8 in. (39.4 x 59.4 cm).
This work is from an edition of 25.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $6,000

Under the Influence

26 Feb 2007, 10am & 2pm
New York