Nan Goldin - Modern & Contemporary Art: Online Auction, New York New York Monday, June 17, 2024 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Scalo Galerie, Zurich
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Nan Goldin: Memory Lost, January 13–February 17, 2001 (another example exhibited)
    Naples, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, People. Volti, corpi e seigni contemporanei dalla Collezione Ernesto Esposito, June 29–August 28, 2006, p. 65 (another example exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Guido Costa, Nan Goldin 55, London, 2001, pp. 116–117 (another example illustrated p. 117)
    Lisa Liebmann, "Goldin's Years: Nan Goldin in Retrospect," Artforum, vol. 41, no. 2, October 2002, p. 118 (another example illustrated)
    Ashleigh Kane, "Things we've learned since Nan Goldin joined Instagram," Dazed, January 2, 2018, online (another example 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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Joana laughing, L'Hotel, Paris

signed, partially titled, numbered and dated "Joana, laughing Paris. 1999. Nan Goldin #5/15" on the reverse of the backing board
Cibachrome print
image 26 x 39 in. (66 x 99.1 cm)
sheet 27 x 39 1/2 in. (68.6 x 100.3 cm)

Executed in 1999, this work is number 5 from an edition of 15.

$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $10,795

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