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Nan Goldin

Lily and Isabel on Trampoline, 1996

Cibachrome print on photo paper
27 1/2 × 27 1/2 in
69.9 × 69.9 cm
Edition of 15
This is part of a limited edition set.
€5,000
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Signed "Nan Goldin A.P." and dedicated verso, outer the edition of 15; Gift of the artist to her brother Jonathan Goldin, Amherst, Mass.
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Nan Goldin
American, b. 1953
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Nan Goldin’s richly colored snapshots capture a world that is universally human yet highly personal. The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, a filmic slideshow, presents hundreds of intense, intimate moments from Goldin’s life in New York during the 1970s and ‘80s—the artist in bed with her lover, drag queens kissing in bars, a man suffering from HIV. While Goldin, now recognized as a pioneer of diaristic photography, documents with unflinching candor a society ravaged by AIDS, drug addiction, and abuse, it is the empathy reflected in these images that imbue them with a remarkable lyricism. Unlike the cool detachment of documentary photography, taking pictures for Goldin is “a way of touching someone—a form of tenderness.”

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About the work
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Signed "Nan Goldin A.P." and dedicated verso, outer the edition of 15; Gift of the artist to her brother Jonathan Goldin, Amherst, Mass.
Frame
Included
Nan Goldin
American, b. 1953
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Nan Goldin’s richly colored snapshots capture a world that is universally human yet highly personal. The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, a filmic slideshow, presents hundreds of intense, intimate moments from Goldin’s life in New York during the 1970s and ‘80s—the artist in bed with her lover, drag queens kissing in bars, a man suffering from HIV. While Goldin, now recognized as a pioneer of diaristic photography, documents with unflinching candor a society ravaged by AIDS, drug addiction, and abuse, it is the empathy reflected in these images that imbue them with a remarkable lyricism. Unlike the cool detachment of documentary photography, taking pictures for Goldin is “a way of touching someone—a form of tenderness.”

Nan Goldin

Lily and Isabel on Trampoline, 1996

Cibachrome print on photo paper
27 1/2 × 27 1/2 in
69.9 × 69.9 cm
Edition of 15
This is part of a limited edition set.
€5,000
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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