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Mert and Marcus, ‘Smoke’, 2011, Phillips
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Mert and Marcus

Smoke, 2011

Chromogenic print, flush-mounted
50 2/5 × 80 in
128 × 203.2 cm
Edition 1/1
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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ULTIMATE

This work is number 1 from the edition of 1 and is unique in this size.

Image/Sheet: 128 …

ULTIMATE

This work is number 1 from the edition of 1 and is unique in this size.

Image/Sheet: 128 x 203.2 cm (50 3/8 x 80 in.)
Frame: 133 x 208.2 cm (52 3/8 x 81 7/8 in.)

Please note that this image also is available in a sheet size of 64 x 101.6 cm (25 1/4 x 40 in.) and in an edition of 5 + 2 AP as part of Mert & …

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Photography
Signature
Signed in ink, printed title, date and number 1/1 on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the frame.
Mert and Marcus
Turkish-British, b. 1971
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Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott are photographers credited with injecting glamour back into fashion photography at the turn of the 21st century. Influenced by photographer Guy Bourdin and glamorous figures like Madonna, the duo is known for images of powerful women, or “women with a meaning,” as Mert has said. Their extensive use of digital enhancement and other post-production techniques lends their images a purposeful artificiality. “It’s like a painting,” Mert says. “You can paint a scene. The next day, you think, I wish I had a dog. So you draw a dog on it. You can achieve what you want eventually, even if you didn’t do it that way. You seem freer than when ‘what you shot is what you got.’”

Mert and Marcus, ‘Smoke’, 2011, Phillips
Mert and Marcus, ‘Smoke’, 2011, Phillips
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About the work
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P
Phillips

ULTIMATE

This work is number 1 from the edition of 1 and is unique in this size.

Image/Sheet: 128 …

ULTIMATE

This work is number 1 from the edition of 1 and is unique in this size.

Image/Sheet: 128 x 203.2 cm (50 3/8 x 80 in.)
Frame: 133 x 208.2 cm (52 3/8 x 81 7/8 in.)

Please note that this image also is available in a sheet size of 64 x 101.6 cm (25 1/4 x 40 in.) and in an edition of 5 + 2 AP as part of Mert & …

Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed in ink, printed title, date and number 1/1 on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the frame.
Mert and Marcus
Turkish-British, b. 1971
Follow

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott are photographers credited with injecting glamour back into fashion photography at the turn of the 21st century. Influenced by photographer Guy Bourdin and glamorous figures like Madonna, the duo is known for images of powerful women, or “women with a meaning,” as Mert has said. Their extensive use of digital enhancement and other post-production techniques lends their images a purposeful artificiality. “It’s like a painting,” Mert says. “You can paint a scene. The next day, you think, I wish I had a dog. So you draw a dog on it. You can achieve what you want eventually, even if you didn’t do it that way. You seem freer than when ‘what you shot is what you got.’”

Mert and Marcus

Smoke, 2011

Chromogenic print, flush-mounted
50 2/5 × 80 in
128 × 203.2 cm
Edition 1/1
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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