Thomas Ruff - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | Phillips

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  • “When photographers work with the raw digital file, it’s just a source to create their perfect work. In our digital darkroom we create material that doesn’t exist in the real world . . . and we build very complicated objects that you can’t manufacture by hand.”
    —Thomas Ruff

    • Provenance

      Essor Gallery, London

    • Literature

      Hatje Cantz, Thomas Ruff: Editions 1988-2014: Catalogue Raisonné, p. 93, pl. 118


Substrat 6 II

Inkjet print, face-mounted to Plexiglas.
85 7/8 x 63 in. (218.1 x 160 cm)
Overall 95 7/8 x 73 in. (243.5 x 185.4 cm)

Signed, titled, dated, and numbered 1/3 in pencil on the reverse of the flush-mount.

Full Cataloguing

$50,000 - 70,000 

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs


Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 11 October 2023