The Best of LIFE (Portfolio)

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  • Condition Report

  • Provenance

    Wooster Gardens, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Rome, MARCO, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Vik Muniz, September 2003 - January 2004, pp. 43-47 (other examples of Tranbang Child, Man Stopping Tank in Beijing, Saigon Execution of Vietcong Suspect, 3-D Screening and John Lennon in Manhattan exhibited and illustrated)
    West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, Before the Camera: Remaking Reality and the Make-Believe, October 2006 - January 2007 (other examples of Tranbang Child, Man Stopping Tank in Beijing, Saigon Execution of Vietcong Suspect, The Man on The Moon, 3-D Screening, John Lennon in Manhattan and Kiss at Times Square exhibited)
    Miami Art Museum; Tampa, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida; Seattle Art Museum; New York, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Vik Muniz: Reflex, February 10, 2006 - January 6, 2008, pp. 33, 34 (another example of the portfolio exhibited and other examples of Man Stopping Tank in Beijing and The Man on The Moon illustrated)
    Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Vik Muniz, February 28 - May 29, 2016, nos. 1, 2, pp. 64-54 (other examples of Saigon Execution of Vietcong Suspect and John Lennon in Manhattan exhibited and illustrated)
    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Vik Muniz, March 10 - June 11, 2017 (another example of the portfolio exhibited)

  • Literature

    James Elkins, Vik Muniz: Incomplete Works, Rio de Janeiro, 2004, pp. 89-99 (another example of the portfolio illustrated)
    Pedro Corrêa do Lago, ed., Vik Muniz: Obra Completa, 1987-2009 Catálogo Raisonné, Rio de Janeiro, 2009, pp. 21, 113, 115-121 (another example of the portfolio illustrated)
    Pedro Corrêa do Lago, ed., Vik Muniz Catalogue Raisonné: 1987-2015, Everything So Far, vol. 1, Rio de Janeiro, 2015, pp. 35, 158-166 (another example of the portfolio illustrated)

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Vik Muniz

The Best of LIFE (Portfolio)

each signed, respectively titled, numbered and dated (in varying order) lower margin
gelatin silver print, in 10 parts
each sheet 13 7/8 x 11 in. (35.2 x 27.9 cm.)
Photographed in 1989 and printed in 1995, this work is number 7 from an edition of 10 plus 2 artist's proofs and is accompanied by a black clamshell portfolio case.

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

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New York Auction 4 March 2020