signed, titled, dated Hassan Hajjaj 2000 and numbered 6/7 on the backing board; signed, titled, dated and numbered in Arabic on the backing board
digital C-print in walnut frame inset with aluminium cans and glass bottles with dye
94 by 129cm.; 37 by 51in.
This work is in overall good condition.There are very small dents on the cans on the two cans top left and bottom right with a more visible dent on the can on the top right. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate; although the blues and greens are stronger in the original work.
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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
London, Leighton House Museum, Hassan Hajjaj: Dakka Marrakesh, 10 September - 5 October 2008
London, Rose Issa Projects, Hassan Hajjaj: Kesh Angels, 2010
Exh. Cat. London, Leighton House Museum, Hassan Hajjaj: Dakka Marrakesh, 10 September - 5 October 2008, illustrated in colour (cover)
Rose Issa and Michket Krifa, Eds., arab photography now, Berlin 2011, p. 151, illustrated in colour
Katia Hadidan, Ed., Photography, Fashion, Film, Design by Hassan Hajjaj, London 2014, pp. 80-81, illustrated in colour