Thomas Ruff - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | Phillips

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  • "Photography is at the same time transparent and the opposite. It’s working in both ways, and it depends on what you want to see or what you look at. In a way, photographs are all mirrors for the person who is looking."
    —Thomas Ruff

    • Provenance

      Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, Contemporary Art Evening Sale, 14 May 2001, lot 17


Sterne 10H 30M /-50°

Chromogenic print, face-mounted to Plexiglas.
79 1/4 x 53 in. (201.3 x 134.6 cm)
Overall 102 x 73 1/4 in. (259.1 x 186.1 cm)

Signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/2 in pencil on the frame backing.

Full Cataloguing

$70,000 - 90,000 

Sold for $88,200

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs, New York

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 12 October 2022