Sebastião Salgado - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Taschen, Sebastião Salgado: Genesis, pp. 432-433

  • Catalogue Essay

    "What I want is the world to remember the problems and the people I photograph. What I want is to create a discussion about what is happening around the world and to provoke some debate with these pictures. Nothing more than this." – Sebastião Salgado

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Fishing in the Piulaga Laguna during the Kuarup ceremony of the Waura Group, Upper Xingu Basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Gelatin silver print, printed 2007.
21 3/8 x 29 3/4 in. (54.3 x 75.6 cm)
Signed, titled 'Brasil' and dated in pencil on the verso.

$9,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $8,750

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New York Auction 14 October 2020