Nan Goldin - Contemporary Art Part II New York Friday, May 15, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto

  • Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Nan Goldin: I’ll Be Your Mirror, October 3, 1996 – January 5, 1997 (another example exhibited); Rivoli, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Nan Goldin: Devil's Playground, October 23, 2002 - January 12, 2003 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    E. Sussman, Nan Goldin: I’ll Be Your Mirror, New York, 1996, pp. 344-5 (illustrated); C. Driver, "Autumn 2002," Circa, no. 102, Winter 2003, p. 24 (illustrated); M. Schiavoni, "The Eye of Women," Digimag, no. 32 (online content), March 2008 (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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At the Bar: Toon, C,and So, Bangkok

27 3/8 x 40 in. (69.5 x 101.6 cm).
Signed, titled and dated "Nan Goldin At the Bar: Toon, C,and So, Bangkok 1992" and numbered of 25 on the reverse.  This work is from an edition of 25 plus one artist's proof. 

$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $27,500

Contemporary Art Part II

15 May 2009, 10am
New York