Stefanie Schneider, ‘Traces (Frozen)  Proof before Printing’, ca. 2005, Photography, Analog C-Print (Vintage Print), hand-printed by the artist, based on an expired Polaroid, not mounted, Instantdreams
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Stefanie Schneider

Traces (Frozen) Proof before Printing, ca. 2005

Analog C-Print (Vintage Print), hand-printed by the artist, based on an expired Polaroid, not mounted
50 2/5 × 49 1/5 in
128 × 125 × 0.1 cm
.
$750
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Shipping: $80 within Continental Europe, $150 rest of world
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Bombay Beach, Berlin, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Morongo Valley, Miami, New York, Basel, Arles
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'Traces' (Frozen)

Proof before Printing / 2005, 128x125cm, 2005
analog C-Print, hand-printed …

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Proofs are by definition imperfect and part of the natural evolution of a print.
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed on front
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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.

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Stefanie Schneider, ‘Traces (Frozen)  Proof before Printing’, ca. 2005, Photography, Analog C-Print (Vintage Print), hand-printed by the artist, based on an expired Polaroid, not mounted, Instantdreams
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'Traces' (Frozen)

Proof before Printing / 2005, 128x125cm, 2005
analog C-Print, hand-printed and enlarged by the artist Stefanie Schneider,
based on an expired Polaroid Original photograph, signed on front.
Not Mounted.

What exactly is a proof before printing?
The proofs are part of the printing process. They are …

Medium
Condition
Proofs are by definition imperfect and part of the natural evolution of a print.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on front
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of large photographs by Stefanie Schneider
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More info
Browse works in this category
$0–$800
This work
$0
$16,800+
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

Traces (Frozen) Proof before Printing, ca. 2005

Analog C-Print (Vintage Print), hand-printed by the artist, based on an expired Polaroid, not mounted
50 2/5 × 49 1/5 in
128 × 125 × 0.1 cm
.
$750
Ships from Berlin, DE
Shipping: $80 within Continental Europe, $150 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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This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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