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Roger Ballen

Michael and Gerrie, 1995

Silver gelatin print
14 1/4 × 14 1/4 in
36.2 × 36.2 cm
This is a unique work.
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Elizabeth Houston Gallery
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Paper Size: 15 5/12 x 15 3/12 inches

Paper Size: 15 5/12 x 15 3/12 inches

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Photography
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Photographer's signature, title, date, edition, and medium in pencil, annotated "Good Toned Spot (1)", "8209-RBA", … Read more
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Roger Ballen
American-South African, b. 1950
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Roger Ballen has lived and worked in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the past three decades. His black-and-white photography has shifted from an early focus on documentary and photojournalism—such as the 1994 series "Platteland: Images From Rural South Africa," which depicted the poor and socially outcast—to staged, painterly compositions of private, surreal worlds, many without human subjects. In the 2009 series "Boarding House," animals, wall drawings, and objects like furniture and electric wire (a reappearing visual) combine to yield ambiguous and discomfiting images, recalling artists such as Diane Arbus.

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Paper Size: 15 5/12 x 15 3/12 inches

Paper Size: 15 5/12 x 15 3/12 inches

Medium
Photography
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Photographer's signature, title, date, edition, and medium in pencil, annotated "Good Toned Spot (1)", "8209-RBA", … Read more
Frame
Not included
Roger Ballen
American-South African, b. 1950
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Roger Ballen has lived and worked in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the past three decades. His black-and-white photography has shifted from an early focus on documentary and photojournalism—such as the 1994 series "Platteland: Images From Rural South Africa," which depicted the poor and socially outcast—to staged, painterly compositions of private, surreal worlds, many without human subjects. In the 2009 series "Boarding House," animals, wall drawings, and objects like furniture and electric wire (a reappearing visual) combine to yield ambiguous and discomfiting images, recalling artists such as Diane Arbus.

Roger Ballen

Michael and Gerrie, 1995

Silver gelatin print
14 1/4 × 14 1/4 in
36.2 × 36.2 cm
This is a unique work.
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