Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
large-format gelatin silver print, signed, titled, dated, editioned '6/25,' copyrighted, and annotated in pencil on the reverse, 1984, printed in 1986
image: 19 by 23 in. (48.3 by 58.4 cm.)
Please note the colors in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. This gelatin silver print is in generally excellent condition. When examined closely in raking light, a few deposits of original retouching are visible. There are occasional soft impressions in the margins which do not appear to break the emulsion. The annotation in the photographer's hand in pencil on the reverse reads: '25 20 x 24 25 16 x 20 25 8 x 11.'
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"The exhibitions of Sally Mann, each presented as soon as a new body of work was created, represent the gallery's longest relationship with a contemporary artist. It all began in the 1980s, with a show of Immediate Family." - Edwynn Houk
Since its inception in 1977, Edwynn Houk Gallery has represented the leading figures of the Modernist movement, focusing in particular on vintage photographs from 1917-1939. Beginning with exclusive representation of Sally Mann in 1989, the gallery has expanded to serve a select group of leading contemporary photographers. Edwynn Houk has served on the Board of Directors for ADAA, Paris Photo, and AIPAD and the Selection Committees for Art Basel and Paris Photo.