Stefanie Schneider, ‘Girl at Fence’, 2005, Photography, Analog C-Print, enlarged and handprinted by the artist on Archive Fuji Chrystal Paper,  based on a Stefanie Schneider expired Polaroid photograph, mounted on Aluminum with matte UV-Protection, Instantdreams
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Stefanie Schneider

Girl at Fence, 2005

Analog C-Print, enlarged and handprinted by the artist on Archive Fuji Chrystal Paper, based on a Stefanie Schneider expired Polaroid photograph, mounted on Aluminum with matte UV-Protection
22 4/5 × 22 × 1/10 in
58 × 56 × 0.3 cm
Edition 1/5 + 2AP
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$2,000
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Bombay Beach, Berlin, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Morongo Valley, Miami, New York, Basel, Arles
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"Girl at Fence" (Last Picture Show) 2005, 58x56cm, Edition 1/5, analog C-Print, enlarged …

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Stefanie Schneider
German, b. 1968
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In 2006 she may have been known as a shooting star, but today Schneider is without doubt a well-established name in the international art scene. After completing a degree in photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, she moved to Los Angeles. Since then, Schneider has shot her dream-like Polaroids just a few hours’ drive from her hometown. For “29 Palms”, that meant a shimmering oasis in Joshua Tree National Park.

“I am a perfectionist, but I am perfecting chance.”

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Staged dreams, presented in Polaroid

In 1996, Stefanie Schneider bought three boxes of old Polaroid film on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Since then, her works have been easy to recognise, not only because of the typical, square format of a Polaroid, but also due to their surreal colours. This “look” of a Schneider work remains impossible to define, because the behaviour of the chemicals during development is so unpredictable. And yet, while the works retain an element of spontaneity, the content and composition of these fantastical images is anything but random: Schneider plans the costumes and settings down to the finest detail.

Stefanie Schneider defies common conventions when creating her works. Rather than handling the exposed Polaroids with white gloves, she throws them into the sand, changing their surfaces. Finally, she takes analogue photographs of the Polaroids in her lab.

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Stefanie Schneider, ‘Girl at Fence’, 2005, Photography, Analog C-Print, enlarged and handprinted by the artist on Archive Fuji Chrystal Paper,  based on a Stefanie Schneider expired Polaroid photograph, mounted on Aluminum with matte UV-Protection, Instantdreams
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"Girl at Fence" (Last Picture Show) 2005, 58x56cm, Edition 1/5, analog C-Print, enlarged and hand-printed by the artist on Archive Fuji Chrystal Paper, based on a Stefanie Schneider expired Polaroid photograph, mounted on Aluminum with matte UV-Protection artist inventory number: 775.01, signed on verso.

Medium
Condition
In good Condition. Normal tear and wear.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signature label and Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Series
The last Picture Show
Price ranges of medium-sized photographs by Stefanie Schneider
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$1,800–$2,100
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Stefanie Schneider
German, b. 1968
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In 2006 she may have been known as a shooting star, but today Schneider is without doubt a well-established name in the international art scene. After completing a degree in photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, she moved to Los Angeles. Since then, Schneider has shot her dream-like Polaroids just a few hours’ drive from her hometown. For “29 Palms”, that meant a shimmering oasis in Joshua Tree National Park.

“I am a perfectionist, but I am perfecting chance.”

TECHNIQUE

Staged dreams, presented in Polaroid

In 1996, Stefanie Schneider bought three boxes of old Polaroid film on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Since then, her works have been easy to recognise, not only because of the typical, square format of a Polaroid, but also due to their surreal colours. This “look” of a Schneider work remains impossible to define, because the behaviour of the chemicals during development is so unpredictable. And yet, while the works retain an element of spontaneity, the content and composition of these fantastical images is anything but random: Schneider plans the costumes and settings down to the finest detail.

Stefanie Schneider defies common conventions when creating her works. Rather than handling the exposed Polaroids with white gloves, she throws them into the sand, changing their surfaces. Finally, she takes analogue photographs of the Polaroids in her lab.

Stefanie Schneider

Girl at Fence, 2005

Analog C-Print, enlarged and handprinted by the artist on Archive Fuji Chrystal Paper, based on a Stefanie Schneider expired Polaroid photograph, mounted on Aluminum with matte UV-Protection
22 4/5 × 22 × 1/10 in
58 × 56 × 0.3 cm
Edition 1/5 + 2AP
.
$2,000
Ships from Berlin, DE
Shipping: $100 within Continental Europe, $100 rest of world
VAT included in price
Location
Bombay Beach, Berlin, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Morongo Valley, Miami, New York, Basel, Arles
Certificate
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