Lot 366
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Vik Muniz

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
266,500 USD
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Description

  • Vik Muniz
  • Bloody Marilyn
  • signed on a label affixed to the reverse

  • Cibachrome print mounted on aluminum

Provenance

Galerie Xippas, Paris
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1999

Exhibited

Rome, MARCO, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Vik Muniz, September 2003 - January 2004, pp. 143 and 158, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)

Literature

James Elkins, Moacir dos Anjos and Shelley Rice, eds., Vik Muniz, Incomplete Works, Rio de Janeiro, 2004, p. 54, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"I choose materials for their specific relation to the subject and for their power to short-circuit the meaning of that same subject. In other words, the material should complete and antagonize the subject simultaneously." - Vik Muniz

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