Arnold Odermatt, ‘Hergiswil’, 1966, Jason McCoy Gallery
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Arnold Odermatt

Hergiswil, 1966

Gelatin silver print
11 3/4 × 15 3/4 in
29.8 × 40 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$3,000
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Shipping: $100 domestic only
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New York
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Jason McCoy Gallery
New York

Arnold Odermatt (25 May 1925, Oberdorf, canton Nidwalden, Switzerland) is a celebrated Swiss police …

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Photography
Condition
This artwork is in very good condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated, verso: "Arnold Odermatt, Hergiswil, 1966, 4/8"
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Frame
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Arnold Odermatt
Swiss, b. 1925
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From 1948 to 1990, Arnold Odermatt worked as the official police photographer in the Swiss canton of Nidwalden, recording images of car crashes to augment written accident reports. Odermatt also shot separate images of these scenes to satisfy his aesthetic interests, and his son discovered these photographs after he retired. The photographs have received acclaim for their formal properties and documentary-like quality in charting the rise and perils of car culture in Switzerland during the mid- to late-20th century.

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Arnold Odermatt (25 May 1925, Oberdorf, canton Nidwalden, Switzerland) is a celebrated Swiss police photographer whose work spanned more than 40 years. Originally trained as a baker, he was a photographer for the Nidwalden district police from 1948 until his retirement in 1990. He is best known for his eerily …

Medium
Photography
Condition
This artwork is in very good condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated, verso: "Arnold Odermatt, Hergiswil, 1966, 4/8"
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Arnold Odermatt
Swiss, b. 1925
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From 1948 to 1990, Arnold Odermatt worked as the official police photographer in the Swiss canton of Nidwalden, recording images of car crashes to augment written accident reports. Odermatt also shot separate images of these scenes to satisfy his aesthetic interests, and his son discovered these photographs after he retired. The photographs have received acclaim for their formal properties and documentary-like quality in charting the rise and perils of car culture in Switzerland during the mid- to late-20th century.

Arnold Odermatt

Hergiswil, 1966

Gelatin silver print
11 3/4 × 15 3/4 in
29.8 × 40 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$3,000
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $100 domestic only
Location
New York
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
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