Nan Goldin - New Now London Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Senlis, Frances Foundation, Crash Test, 26 September 2014 - 31 January 2015 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Nan Goldin, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, New York, 1986, p. 42 (another example illustrated)
    Nan Goldin: I’ll be your Mirror, exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art, 1997, p. 154 (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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Suzanne in yellow hotel room, Hotel Seville, Merida, Mexico

signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Nan Goldin "Suzanne in yellow hotel room, Hotel Seville, Merida, Mexico" 4/25 1981' on the reverse of the flush-mount
cibachrome print
76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)
Executed in 1981, this work is number 4 from an edition of 25.

£5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for £6,250

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New Now

London Auction 6 April 2017