The Best of LIFE - Portfolio

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  • Provenance

    Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    James Elkins, Vik Muniz: Incomplete Works, Rio de Janeiro, 2004, pp. 89-99 (another example illustrated)
    Pedro Corrêa do Lago, ed., Vik Muniz: Obra Completa, 1987-2009 Catálogo Raisonné, Rio de Janeiro, 2009, pp. 112-113, 115-121 (another example 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 illustrated)

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Property from a Private Collection, Miami

Vik Muniz

The Best of LIFE - Portfolio
Individual Titles: Memory Rendering of 3-D Screening; Memory Rendering of John Lennon in Manhattan; Memory Rendering of Kiss at Times Square; Memory Rendering of Trang Bang; Memory Rendering of Flag Raising at Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima; Memory Rendering of Saigon Execution of a Vietcong Suspect; Memory Rendering of Kent State Shooting; Memory Rendering of Man On The Moon; Memory Rendering of Man Stopping Tank In Beijing; Memory Rendering of John John Saluting

each signed, respectively titled, numbered and dated "[Title] from the Best of Life Portfolio Vik Muniz 1989/95 1/10" lower margin
gelatin silver print, in 10 parts
each sheet 13 7/8 x 11 in. (35.2 x 27.9 cm.) or the reverse
installation dimensions variable

Photographed in 1989 and printed in 1995, this work is number 1 from an edition of 10 plus 2 artist's proofs and is accompanied by a black clamshell portfolio case.

Estimate
$80,000 - 120,000 

sold for $81,250

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Afternoon Session

New York Auction 15 May | On View at 450 Park Avenue