Nan Goldin - New Now New York Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, ClampArt, Boys of Summer, June 5–September 6, 2003 (another example exhibited)
    Moscow, Multimedia Art Museum, Nan Goldin, March 23–May 14, 2006 (another example exhibited)
    São Paulo, Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion, 29th Bienal de São Paulo, September 25–December 12, 2010, no. 6, p. 250 (another example exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Walter Keller and Hans Werner Holzwarth, ed., Nan Goldin and David Armstrong: Double Life, New York, 1994, p. 63 (another example illustrated)
    Martha Kreisel, American Women Photographers: A Selected and Annotated Bibliography, Westport, 1999, pp. 63, 126
    “Art Guide”, The New York Times, August 29, 2003

  • 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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Bruce in his car, NYC

signed, titled, numbered and dated "Bruce in his red car, NYC. 1981. Nan Goldin #10/25" on a label affixed to the reverse
Cibachrome print mounted to aluminum
27 3/8 x 40 in. (69.5 x 101.6 cm)
Executed in 1981, this work is number 10 from an edition of 25.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $8,820

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Patrizia Koenig
Associate Specialist, Head of New Now Sale
20th Century & Contemporary Art

New Now

New York Auction 3 March 2021