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Andreas Gursky
B. 1955
BRASILIA, PLENARSAAL I
signed, titled, numbered 3/5 and dated 1994 on the reverse
c-print flush-mounted on acrylic, in artist's frame
image: 82.5 by 128 cm. 32 1/2 by 50 3/8 in.
sheet: 113.7 by 168.5 cm. 44 3/4 by 62 1/2 in.
Executed in 1994, this work is number 3 from an edition of 5. 
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Provenance

Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1995)
Christie's, London, 7 October 2016, Lot 317
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Andreas Gursky - Photographs from 1984 to the Present, August - October 1998, p. 49, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)
Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum; Winterthur, Fotomuseum; London, Serpentine Gallery; Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Turin, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea; and Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belém, Andreas Gursky. Fotografien 1994-1998, May 1998 - September 1999, pp. 20-21, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Landmark Pictures: Ed Ruscha/Andreas Gursky Part I, January - March 2000 (ed. no. unknown)
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Andreas Gursky, March - May 2001, pp. 118-19, illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown)
Munich, Haus der Kunst, Andreas Gursky, February - May 2007, pp. 128 -29, illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown)

Literature

Neville Wakefield, 'Brasilia Vanishing Points', Parkett No. 44, Zurich 1995, p. 79 and cover, illustrated in colour
David Rimanelli, 'Andreas Gursky', Artforum, May 1995, p. 96, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)
Elizabeth Janus, Veronica's Revenge - Contemporary Perspectives on Photography, Zurich 1998, p. 124 (text) (ed. no. unknown)
Katy Siegel, 'Consuming Vision', Artforum, January 2001, p. 112, illustrated in colour (ed. no. unknown)
Jeff Rian, 'Andreas Gurksy's Orientations: Toward a Spiritual Energy Center', Flash Art, No. 187 2006, p. 92, illustrated (ed. no. unknown)

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