Shomei Tomatsu - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Tuesday, November 10, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Japan, acquired directly from the artist

  • Exhibited

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of a Nation, May 13 - August 13, 2006
    London, The Barbican, Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s, September 13, 2012 - January 13, 2013

  • Literature

    S. Tomatsu, Nippon (Japan), Tokyo, 1967 (illustrated)
    S. Yamagishi, ed., Japan: A Self-Portrait, New York, International Center of Photography, 1979.
    S. Phillips and A. Munroe, Daido Moriyama: Stray Dog, exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Modern Art , 1999, fig.7
    L. Rubinfien, et al., Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation, New Haven, 2004, plate 29
    L. Rubinfien, Chewing Gum and Chocolate, New York, 2014, pp. 66-67


Untitled [Yokosuka] (from the series Chewing Gum and Chocolate)

1966 (print date 1974)
period silver gelatin print mounted onto card
20 x 22.8 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)
Signed in pencil with negative date and print date on the reverse.

$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $23,750

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York Auction 10 November 2015 11am