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  • Provenance

    Toluca Fine Art, Paris

  • Exhibited

    América Latina 1960-2013, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, 19 November 2013 - 6 April 2014; Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, 24 May - 29 September 2014, for another print

  • Catalogue Essay

    Sergio Trujillo’s Muros Colombianos series illustrates the beauty found in debris and captures Columbian society through photographs of torn posters on walls in public places. Trujillo has made several films and has taught photography, design, and visual expression at the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Since 1983, he has managed Sergio Trujillo Dávila y Cía, designing audiovisual programs in video and multi-image systems.

  • Artist Biography

    Sergio Trujillo

    Colombian • 1947

    Born in Colombia, Sergio Trujillo initially studied architecture and later graduated as a graphic designer from the Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano. He began working with photography in the 1960s, and in 1981, he received a Kodak Colombiana scholarship to complete a multi-image production course in Mexico City. His series Muros Colombianos (1972-79) illustrates beauty found in debris, capturing Colombian society through photographs of torn posters on walls in public places. Trujillo’s work has been exhibited in institutions worldwide, including Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá; Museo Amparo, Puebla; and Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris.

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Property from a Private Collection, France

44

Untitled from Muros Colombianos

1972-1979
Gelatin silver print.
21 x 16.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.)
Signed, titled in Spanish and dated '70s' in pencil on the verso.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £5,250

Contact Specialist
Genevieve Janvrin
Head of Photographs, Europe
+44 20 7318 4092

Photographs

London Auction 3 November 2016