Lot 323
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VIK MUNIZ | Pictures of Garbage

80,000 - 120,000 USD
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  • Vik Muniz
  • Pictures of Garbage
  • c-print, in artist's frames, in 7 parts
  • Each: 36 1/2 by 30 in. 92.7 by 76.2 cm.
  • Executed in 2008-2011, this work is from an edition of 30.


Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2013


Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Vik Muniz, March - August 2014, p. 87
New York, Museum of Arts and Design, New Territories: Design, Craft and Art from Latin America, 2000-2013, November 2014 - March 2015
Miami, Mana Wynwood; and Jersey City, MANA Glass Gallery, "Everything You Are I Am Not:" Highlights of the Tiroche DeLeon LATAM Collection, December 2014 - August 2016
Albuquerque Museum; and Puebla, Museo Amparo, New Territories, January - September 2016
Davenport, Figge Art Museum, Vik Muniz: Hand Remade, June - September 2019 (another edition exhibited)


Pedro Corrêa do Lago, Vik Muniz Obra Completa 1987-2009, Rio de Janeiro 2009, pp. 638-45, illustrated in color
Iain Millar, "Film Follows Brazilian Artist's Project with Garbage Pickers in Rio," The Art Newspaper, 2010, p. 218
Katherine Bindley, "A Modern Marat," Wall Street Journal, 16 October 2010, online, illustrated in color
Carol Kino, "Where Art Meets Trash and Transforms Life," The New York Times, 21 October 2010, online, illustrated in color
Stephen Holden, "From a Universe of Trash, Recycling Art and Hope," The New York Times, 28 October 2010, online
Jason Edward Kaufman, "Oscar-nominated 'Waste Land' Gives Grace (and Art) to Garbage," The Washington Post, 12 March 2011, online
Kristin Bauer, "David Ellis and 5 Other Artists Transform Trash Into Dynamic Works of Art," Beautiful/Decay, 15 December 203