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Vik Muniz (b. 1961)
6200 YARDS OF BLACK THREAD (THE NORVEGIAN LIGHTHOUSE), 1995
platinum paladium print; signed, titled, dated '1995' and erroneously numbered '1/5'
Sheet: 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 in. (24.1 by 29.2 cm.); Framed: 14 7/8 by 17 1/8 in. (37.8 by 43.5 cm.)
Executed in 1995, this work is number 4 from an edition of 5.
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Provenance

Galería Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1995

Exhibited

Mexico City, Cultural Center of Contemporary Art; Castilnovo, Hispano-Mexicacana Cultural Foundation, 'This is the thing: Art Object and Facilities of Latin America,' June - February 1998
Caracas, Espacios Unión, '29 Views of the Same Place- Latin American Photography of the 20th Century,’ March - May 2001
São Paulo Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, 'Parallel: Brazilian Art of the Second Half of the 20th Century in Context, Cisneros Collection,' March - September 2002
Lima Art Museum; Santiago, Museum of Fine Arts; ‘Dialogues: Latin American Art from the Cisneros Collection’, July 2004 – February 2005
Mexico City, Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts, ‘Crossing of Looks, Visions of Latin America in the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection,’ August - October 2006

Literature

Pedro Corrêa do Lago, ed., 'Vik Muniz: Obra Completa, 1987-2009, Catálogo Raisonné', Rio de Janeiro, 2009, p. 195, illustrated 

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