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Larry Sultan

Tasha's Third Film from The Valley, 1998

Chromogenic print.
38 3/10 × 47 9/10 in
97.2 × 121.6 cm
Edition of 10
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Signed in ink on the recto. One from an edition of 10.
Larry Sultan
American, 1946–2009
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Conceptual photographer Larry Sultan is widely known for his “Evidence” series (2004), completed in collaboration with Mike Mandel: a collection of repurposed documentary images from the image banks of government institutions, scientific research facilities, and police departments. Reinterpreted for the purposes of institutional critique, Sultan selected surreal and disturbing images of private industrial spaces and inscrutable experiments and scientific procedures. Uncaptioned and void of any accompanying commentary, Sultan intended the simple action of decontextualizing these images to foreground the role of the photographer in shaping and potentially manipulating of the truth. Deeply influenced by West Coast Conceptualism, Sultan spent his entire career exploring the boundaries of different photographic genres, often deliberately obscuring the line between the documentary and the fictional.

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About the work
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Provenance
P
Phillips
Signature
Signed in ink on the recto. One from an edition of 10.
Larry Sultan
American, 1946–2009
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Conceptual photographer Larry Sultan is widely known for his “Evidence” series (2004), completed in collaboration with Mike Mandel: a collection of repurposed documentary images from the image banks of government institutions, scientific research facilities, and police departments. Reinterpreted for the purposes of institutional critique, Sultan selected surreal and disturbing images of private industrial spaces and inscrutable experiments and scientific procedures. Uncaptioned and void of any accompanying commentary, Sultan intended the simple action of decontextualizing these images to foreground the role of the photographer in shaping and potentially manipulating of the truth. Deeply influenced by West Coast Conceptualism, Sultan spent his entire career exploring the boundaries of different photographic genres, often deliberately obscuring the line between the documentary and the fictional.

Larry Sultan

Tasha's Third Film from The Valley, 1998

Chromogenic print.
38 3/10 × 47 9/10 in
97.2 × 121.6 cm
Edition of 10
Bidding closed
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