Wolfgang Tillmans

German, b. 1968

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With titles such as Susanne, No Bra (2006) and Anders pulling splinter from his foot (2004), Wolfgang Tillmans’s oeuvre is distinguished by unabashed emotion and a tension between strangeness and familiarity. Using all the photographic technology at …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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£548.8k, Sotheby's, 2017
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Flashed Pool, 1998
Sold on May 26, 2021
€87,500
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chromogenic print, mounted on Forex, in Artist's frame
204.15 x 7.62 cm
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€87,500
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May 26, 2021
Christie's
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Wolfgang Tillmans (né en 1968) tirage chromogénique, monté sur Forex, dans un cadre d'artiste signé et numéroté '1/1 +1' au crayon sur une étiquette du photographe accompagnant l'oeuvre image/feuille/montage : 135 x 204 cm. Ce tirage est le numéro un d'une édition de un exemplaire et une épreuve d'artiste. chromogenic print, mounted on Forex, in Artist's frame image/sheet/flushmount: 53 1/3 x 80 3/8 in. signed and numbered '1/1 +1' in pencil on accompanying typed photographer's label This work is number 1 from an edition of 1 + 1 Artist's Proof.
Flashed Pool, 1998
chromogenic print, mounted on Forex, in Artist's frame
May 26, 2021
Christie's
€87,500
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204.15 x 7.62 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
€87,500
Description
Wolfgang Tillmans (né en 1968) tirage chromogénique, monté sur Forex, dans un cadre d'artiste signé et numéroté '1/1 +1' au crayon sur une étiquette du photographe accompagnant l'oeuvre image/feuille/montage : 135 x 204 cm. Ce tirage est le numéro un d'une édition de un exemplaire et une épreuve d'artiste. chromogenic print, mounted on Forex, in Artist's frame image/sheet/flushmount: 53 1/3 x 80 3/8 in. signed and numbered '1/1 +1' in pencil on accompanying typed photographer's label This work is number 1 from an edition of 1 + 1 Artist's Proof.
Lutz, Alex, Susanne & Christoph on Beach (Orange), 1993
Sold on May 19, 2021
£5,040
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c-print
30.5 x 40.6 cm
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£5,040
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled, dated 1998 and numebred 1/10 +1 on the reverse c-print 40.6 by 30.5 cm. 16 by 12 in. framed: 44.1 by 34 cm. 17⅜ by 13⅜ in. Executed in 1993, this work is number 1 from an edition 10, plus 1 artist's proof.
Lutz, Alex, Susanne & Christoph on Beach (Orange), 1993
c-print
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£5,040
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30.5 x 40.6 cm
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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£5,040
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signed, titled, dated 1998 and numebred 1/10 +1 on the reverse c-print 40.6 by 30.5 cm. 16 by 12 in. framed: 44.1 by 34 cm. 17⅜ by 13⅜ in. Executed in 1993, this work is number 1 from an edition 10, plus 1 artist's proof.
Santa Marta, 2012
Sold on May 17, 2021
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Archival pigment print
40.5 x 27.0 cm
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May 17, 2021
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Santa Marta, 2012
Archival pigment print
May 17, 2021
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40.5 x 27.0 cm
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May 17, 2021
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Kleine Welle, 2015
Sold on May 17, 2021
£7,560
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Archival pigment print
27.0 x 40.5 cm
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£7,560
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May 17, 2021
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Kleine Welle, 2015
Archival pigment print
May 17, 2021
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£7,560
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27.0 x 40.5 cm
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May 17, 2021
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£7,560
Transient 3, 2015
Sold on May 17, 2021
£30,240
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Archival pigment print
49.0 x 73.9 cm
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£30,240
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May 17, 2021
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Transient 3, 2015
Archival pigment print
May 17, 2021
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£30,240
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49.0 x 73.9 cm
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May 17, 2021
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£30,240
Paper Drop (studio) I, 2011
Sold on May 14, 2021
$32,500
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chromogenic print
61.0 x 50.8 cm
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$32,500
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
Description
WOLFGANG TILLMANS (B. 1968) signed, titled, numbered and dated 'paper drop (Studio) I ph 05/11 pr 05/14 1/3+1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse) chromogenic print 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.) Conceived in 2011 and printed in 2014. This work is number one from an edition of three plus one artist’s proof.
Paper Drop (studio) I, 2011
chromogenic print
May 14, 2021
Christie's
$32,500
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61.0 x 50.8 cm
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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$32,500
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WOLFGANG TILLMANS (B. 1968) signed, titled, numbered and dated 'paper drop (Studio) I ph 05/11 pr 05/14 1/3+1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse) chromogenic print 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.) Conceived in 2011 and printed in 2014. This work is number one from an edition of three plus one artist’s proof.
'Untitled (Geese Boy)', 1995, 1996
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Chromogenic print
38.0 x 25.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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Chromogenic print, printed 1996. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 2/10 and annotated in black ink on the verso. Mounted and framed. Image 25 x 38 cm (9 3/4 x 15 in.); sheet 30.4 x 40.5 cm (12 x 16 in.)
'Untitled (Geese Boy)', 1995, 1996
Chromogenic print
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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38.0 x 25.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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Chromogenic print, printed 1996. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 2/10 and annotated in black ink on the verso. Mounted and framed. Image 25 x 38 cm (9 3/4 x 15 in.); sheet 30.4 x 40.5 cm (12 x 16 in.)
Lighter Drop, 2009
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
£20,160
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Work on Paper
inkjet print on paper mounted on aluminium, in artist's frame
64.1 x 79.1 cm
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£20,160
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Apr 16, 2021
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Lighter Drop, 2009
inkjet print on paper mounted on aluminium, in artist's frame
Apr 16, 2021
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£20,160
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64.1 x 79.1 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
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£20,160
Lighter 33, 2007
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
£27,720
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c-print, in artist's frame
53.7 x 63.5 cm
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£27,720
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Apr 16, 2021
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Lighter 33, 2007
c-print, in artist's frame
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
£27,720
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53.7 x 63.5 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
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£27,720
'Still Life, Bourne Estate', 2002
Sold on Apr 12, 2021
£10,080
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Chromogenic print
40.6 x 27.1 cm
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£10,080
Auction Sale
Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
From the Collection of Hans Kemna  Chromogenic print. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 2/10 and annotated in pencil on the verso. Mounted and framed. Image 27.1 x 40.6 cm (10⅝ x 16 in.); sheet 30.5 x 40.6 cm (12 x 16 in.)
'Still Life, Bourne Estate', 2002
Chromogenic print
Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
£10,080
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40.6 x 27.1 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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£10,080
Description
From the Collection of Hans Kemna  Chromogenic print. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 2/10 and annotated in pencil on the verso. Mounted and framed. Image 27.1 x 40.6 cm (10⅝ x 16 in.); sheet 30.5 x 40.6 cm (12 x 16 in.)