Nan Goldin - Photographs New York Saturday, April 9, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Exhibited

    Nan Goldin: I’ll be your Mirror, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 3 October 1996 - 5 January 1997

  • Literature

    Sussman and Armstrong, Nan Goldin: I’ll Be Your Mirror, p. 225

  • 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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Patrick and Teri on their wedding night, NYC

Dye destruction print.
20 x 13 in. (50.8 x 33 cm).
Signed, titled, dated and numbered AP2 on the verso. One from an edition of 25 plus artist's proofs.

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $13,750


9 April 2011
New York