Nan Goldin - Contemporary Art Part II New York Friday, November 17, 2006 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    D. Armstrong and W. Keller, eds., Nan Goldin: The Other Side, Zurich, 1993, p. 25 (illustrated); N. Goldin, D. Armstrong and H. Werner Holzwarth, eds., Nan Goldin: I'll Be Your Mirror, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1996, p. 47 (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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Marlene, Colette, and Naomi on the street, Boston, 1973

Gelatin silver print.
19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (50.5 x 40.3 cm).
Signed, titled, numbered of 18 an dated "Marlene, Colette and Naomi on the street, Boston, 1973 Nan Goldin" on the reverse.

$7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $9,600

Contemporary Art Part II

17 Nov 2006, 10am & 2pm
New York