Thomas Demand

German, b. 1964

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Thomas Demand creates large-scale photographs that probe the relationship between reproduction and original. Trained as a sculptor, the German artist reconstructs media images of complex interior scenes using ephemeral materials like paper and …

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Falzmaschine, 1993
Sold on Jun 19, 2021
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Color photograph. C-Print, mounted behind plexiglass in diasec
141.0 x 111.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Falzmaschine. 1993. Color photograph. C-Print, mounted behind plexiglass in diasec. Verso signiert, datiert und betiteltSigned, dated and titled on the reverse. From an edition of only 5 copies. 111 x 141 cm (43.7 x 55.5 in). [CH]. • In private German ownership for almost 20 years. • Other works by the artist from the 1990s are at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Tate Gallery, London and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. • Although his photographic works seem to depict real objects, they actually show scenes that Demand had previously constructed with painstaking detail using paper and cardboard. • In his photographs from these years, gray and white tones dominate, in this work they are broken up by red accentuations. PROVENANCE: Von Lintel Gallery, New York (with a gallery label on the reverse). Private collection Southern Gemany (acquired from the above in 2003). Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 17.30 h +/- 20 min.
Falzmaschine, 1993
Color photograph. C-Print, mounted behind plexiglass in diasec
Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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141.0 x 111.0 cm
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Jun 19, 2021
Ketterer Kunst
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Falzmaschine. 1993. Color photograph. C-Print, mounted behind plexiglass in diasec. Verso signiert, datiert und betiteltSigned, dated and titled on the reverse. From an edition of only 5 copies. 111 x 141 cm (43.7 x 55.5 in). [CH]. • In private German ownership for almost 20 years. • Other works by the artist from the 1990s are at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Tate Gallery, London and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. • Although his photographic works seem to depict real objects, they actually show scenes that Demand had previously constructed with painstaking detail using paper and cardboard. • In his photographs from these years, gray and white tones dominate, in this work they are broken up by red accentuations. PROVENANCE: Von Lintel Gallery, New York (with a gallery label on the reverse). Private collection Southern Gemany (acquired from the above in 2003). Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 17.30 h +/- 20 min.
Boite de Kleenex (Abb. 21), 1990
Sold on Apr 27, 2021
£8,287
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chromogenic print mounted on diasec
60.0 x 58.0 cm
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£8,287
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Apr 27, 2021
Bonhams
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1990 signed and dated 1990 on the reverse chromogenic print mounted on Diasec 58 by 60 cm. 22 13/16 by 23 5/8 in. This work is from an edition of 3.
Boite de Kleenex (Abb. 21), 1990
chromogenic print mounted on diasec
Apr 27, 2021
Bonhams
£8,287
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60.0 x 58.0 cm
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Apr 27, 2021
Bonhams
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£8,287
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1990 signed and dated 1990 on the reverse chromogenic print mounted on Diasec 58 by 60 cm. 22 13/16 by 23 5/8 in. This work is from an edition of 3.
Fabrik (mit Namen), 1994
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
$42,840
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chromogenic print face-mounted to diasec
180.0 x 126.0 cm
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$42,840
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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Fabrik (mit Namen), 1994
chromogenic print face-mounted to diasec
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
$42,840
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180.0 x 126.0 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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$42,840
Planet, 2005
Sold on Jul 14, 2020
£6,250
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c-print mounted on Diasec
30 x 30.4cm
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£6,250
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Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
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THOMAS DEMAND (B. 1964) _Planet_ signed, numbered and dated 'Thomas Demand 2005 5/6' (on the reverse) c-print mounted on Diasec 11 7/8 x 12in. (30 x 30.4cm.) Executed in 2005, this work is number five from an edition of six
Planet, 2005
c-print mounted on Diasec
Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
£6,250
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30 x 30.4cm
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Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
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£6,250
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THOMAS DEMAND (B. 1964) _Planet_ signed, numbered and dated 'Thomas Demand 2005 5/6' (on the reverse) c-print mounted on Diasec 11 7/8 x 12in. (30 x 30.4cm.) Executed in 2005, this work is number five from an edition of six
Luke (Hatch), 2000
Sold on Jul 13, 2020
$15,000
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Chromogenic print, face-mounted to plexiglas, and flush-mounted
205.7 x 149.9 cm
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$15,000
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Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
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Luke (Hatch), 2000
Chromogenic print, face-mounted to plexiglas, and flush-mounted
Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
$15,000
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205.7 x 149.9 cm
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Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
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$15,000
Collection, 2001
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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chromogenic print face-mounted and flush-mounted on Diasec
150 x 200cm
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Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Thomas Demand (b. 1964) Collection signed, dated and numbered 'Thomas Demand 2002 1/6' (on the reverse) chromogenic print face-mounted and flush-mounted on Diasec 59 1/8 x 78 ¾ in. (150 x 200cm.) Executed in 2001. This work is number one from an edition of six.
Collection, 2001
chromogenic print face-mounted and flush-mounted on Diasec
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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150 x 200cm
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Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Thomas Demand (b. 1964) Collection signed, dated and numbered 'Thomas Demand 2002 1/6' (on the reverse) chromogenic print face-mounted and flush-mounted on Diasec 59 1/8 x 78 ¾ in. (150 x 200cm.) Executed in 2001. This work is number one from an edition of six.
Detail XII, from 'Kontrollraum/Control Room', 2012
Sold on Jun 3, 2020
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chromogenic print
46.3 x 52.0 cm
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Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
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Detail XII, from 'Kontrollraum/Control Room', 2012
chromogenic print
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
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46.3 x 52.0 cm
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Jun 3, 2020
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Lift, 2005
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Color print under diasec
150.0 x 190.0 cm
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Dec 4, 2019
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Lift, 2005
Color print under diasec
Dec 4, 2019
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150.0 x 190.0 cm
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Dec 4, 2019
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Shed, 2006
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
$25,000
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chromogenic print face-mounted to Diasec and flush-mounted on Plexiglas
200.7 x 177.8 cm
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$25,000
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Thomas Demand (b. 1964) Shed signed, numbered and dated '2/6 Thomas Demand 2006' (on the reverse) chromogenic print face-mounted to Diasec and flush-mounted on Plexiglas 79 x 70 in. (200.7 x 177.8 cm.) Executed in 2006. This work is number two from an edition of six.
Shed, 2006
chromogenic print face-mounted to Diasec and flush-mounted on Plexiglas
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$25,000
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200.7 x 177.8 cm
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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$25,000
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Thomas Demand (b. 1964) Shed signed, numbered and dated '2/6 Thomas Demand 2006' (on the reverse) chromogenic print face-mounted to Diasec and flush-mounted on Plexiglas 79 x 70 in. (200.7 x 177.8 cm.) Executed in 2006. This work is number two from an edition of six.
Landing, 2006
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
$50,000
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chromogenic print face-mounted to Diasec
286.1 x 180.0 cm
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$50,000
Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
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Landing, 2006
chromogenic print face-mounted to Diasec
Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
$50,000
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286.1 x 180.0 cm
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Nov 13, 2019
Phillips
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$50,000