Christopher Boffoli, ‘Rare Animal Breakout’, 2013, Photography, Archival pigment ink print on metallic paper, Winston Wächter Fine Art
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Christopher Boffoli

Rare Animal Breakout, 2013

Archival pigment ink print on metallic paper
.
12 × 18 in
30.5 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 30
$1,500
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
Edition of 30
$3,500
32 × 48 in
81.3 × 121.9 cm
Edition of 3
$6,500
48 × 72 in
121.9 × 182.9 cm
Edition of 3
$11,500
Location
Seattle, New York, Bridgehampton
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
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Winston Wächter Fine Art
Seattle, New York, +1 more

Pacific Northwest artist Christopher Boffoli combines miniature, hand-painted figurines from …

Medium
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Perfect
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label, On the back
Certificate of authenticity
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Christopher Boffoli
American, b. 1969
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Inspired by childhood stories and his experience as a food writer, Christopher Boffoli crafts imaginative uses for food items. His photographs play with ideas of scale, placing Lilliputian dolls sourced from Europe in culinary environs. In Harry’s Secret, for example, a tiny figurine is submerged in the highly detailed crevices of a croissant, while another holding a shovel looms over it. The image suggests a murder has taken place, and the croissant takes on grave overtones. "In the context of my work, I thought the concept was a great foil for the way our American penchant for massive portion sizes has the potential to transform something that nurtures us into something that does us harm,” Boffoli has said. He photographs all of his work against bright, monochromatic backgrounds, using real food as his subjects, which he views as a corrective against the highly doctored and often-artificial food used in advertising and culinary magazines.

Christopher Boffoli, ‘Rare Animal Breakout’, 2013, Photography, Archival pigment ink print on metallic paper, Winston Wächter Fine Art
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Pacific Northwest artist Christopher Boffoli combines miniature, hand-painted figurines from Germany with staged arrangements of food and beverages to create clever photographic vignettes. Inspired by an unusual combination of magazine food photography and the 18th century fable “Gulliver’s Travels,” Boffoli explores …

Medium
Condition
Perfect
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label, On the back
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Christopher Boffoli
American, b. 1969
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Inspired by childhood stories and his experience as a food writer, Christopher Boffoli crafts imaginative uses for food items. His photographs play with ideas of scale, placing Lilliputian dolls sourced from Europe in culinary environs. In Harry’s Secret, for example, a tiny figurine is submerged in the highly detailed crevices of a croissant, while another holding a shovel looms over it. The image suggests a murder has taken place, and the croissant takes on grave overtones. "In the context of my work, I thought the concept was a great foil for the way our American penchant for massive portion sizes has the potential to transform something that nurtures us into something that does us harm,” Boffoli has said. He photographs all of his work against bright, monochromatic backgrounds, using real food as his subjects, which he views as a corrective against the highly doctored and often-artificial food used in advertising and culinary magazines.

Christopher Boffoli

Rare Animal Breakout, 2013

Archival pigment ink print on metallic paper
.
12 × 18 in
30.5 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 30
$1,500
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
Edition of 30
$3,500
32 × 48 in
81.3 × 121.9 cm
Edition of 3
$6,500
48 × 72 in
121.9 × 182.9 cm
Edition of 3
$11,500
Location
Seattle, New York, Bridgehampton
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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