Vik Muniz - Photographs New York Thursday, October 7, 2021 | Phillips

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  • "The subject of art is the study of mechanisms responsible for conveying reality, and not the idea of reality itself. Only after you emptied art of this responsibility can you actually make art that is ‘about’ something." —Vik Muniz from Seeing is Believing, interview with Charles Ashley Stainback

    • Provenance

      Galerie Xippas, Paris
      Phillips, New York, 2 April 2015, lot 276
      Private Collection, Greenwich

    • Literature

      Capivara, Vik Muniz: Catalogue Raisonné, 1987-2015: Everything so Far, Vol. II, p. 738
      Capivara, Vik Muniz: Obra Completa, 1987-2009, p. 674


Diana from Gordian Puzzles

Chromogenic print.
91 7/8 x 66 in. (233.4 x 167.6 cm)
Overall 96 3/8 x 70 1/2 in. (244.8 x 179.1 cm)

Signed, dated in ink, printed title, date and number AP 1/4 on a gallery label affixed to the reverse of the mount. One from an edition of 6 plus 4 artist's proofs.

Full Cataloguing

$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $75,600

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New York Auction 7 October 2021