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Taryn Simon

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Plural Marriage, Wyler Residence, Colorado City, Arizona, 2007

Archival Inkjet print
37 1/4 × 44 1/2 in
94.6 × 113 cm
Edition of 7
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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Accompanying Text Plate:

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Plural …

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Accompanying Text Plate:

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Plural Marriage, Wyler Residence, Colorado City, Arizona

Marvin Wyler, a polygamist, fathered 34 children, with his three wives Charlette, Esther and Laurie. Wyler has over 110 grandchildren.

In 1935 a group of excommunicated members …

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Series
An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar
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© 2007 Taryn Simon / Courtesy Steidl / Gagosian
Taryn Simon
American, b. 1975
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Conceptual artist Taryn Simon’s photographs and accompanied writing are the result of a long …

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Conceptual artist Taryn Simon’s photographs and accompanied writing are the result of a long process of research and investigation. For her 2011 work A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters, produced over a four-year period, Simon traveled around the world collecting stories and images that mapped the …

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About the work
Gagosian
New York, Beverly Hills, +9 more
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Accompanying Text Plate:

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Plural …

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Accompanying Text Plate:

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Plural Marriage, Wyler Residence, Colorado City, Arizona

Marvin Wyler, a polygamist, fathered 34 children, with his three wives Charlette, Esther and Laurie. Wyler has over 110 grandchildren.

In 1935 a group of excommunicated members …

Read more
Series
An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar
Image rights
© 2007 Taryn Simon / Courtesy Steidl / Gagosian
Taryn Simon
American, b. 1975
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Conceptual artist Taryn Simon’s photographs and accompanied writing are the result of a long …

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Conceptual artist Taryn Simon’s photographs and accompanied writing are the result of a long process of research and investigation. For her 2011 work A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters, produced over a four-year period, Simon traveled around the world collecting stories and images that mapped the …

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Taryn Simon

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Plural Marriage, Wyler Residence, Colorado City, Arizona, 2007

Archival Inkjet print
37 1/4 × 44 1/2 in
94.6 × 113 cm
Edition of 7
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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