Vija Celmins, ‘Untitled (Web #5)’, 2009, Print, Mezzotint, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins, Phillips
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Vija Celmins

Untitled (Web #5), 2009

Mezzotint, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins
21 × 17 3/5 in
53.3 × 44.8 cm
Edition of 50 + 30AP
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Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.5 cm);
Sheet: 21 x 17 5/8 …

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Signed and numbered `AP 6/30' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 50)
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Simmelink Sukimoto, Kingston, New York
Vija Celmins
Latvian, b. 1938
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Vija Celmins creates subtle, often delicate, monochromatic paintings, drawings and prints based largely on her own photographs of the desert, sea, night sky, and other natural phenomena. Using graphite, erasers, electric erasers and charcoal dust among other tools and materials, Celmins investigates the nature of physical and metaphorical presence, as well as the spatial implications of drawing. There is a sense of quietude and wonder in much of the work, and a notable banishing of any direct human presence. Her serial explorations of a single subject include the Mojave Desert in the U.S., a place she has often photographed, and a spider’s web.

Vija Celmins, ‘Untitled (Web #5)’, 2009, Print, Mezzotint, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins, Phillips
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About the work
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Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.5 cm);
Sheet: 21 x 17 5/8 in. (53.3 x 44.8 cm)
Unframed

Medium
Signature
Signed and numbered `AP 6/30' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 50)
Publisher
Simmelink Sukimoto, Kingston, New York
Vija Celmins
Latvian, b. 1938
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Vija Celmins creates subtle, often delicate, monochromatic paintings, drawings and prints based largely on her own photographs of the desert, sea, night sky, and other natural phenomena. Using graphite, erasers, electric erasers and charcoal dust among other tools and materials, Celmins investigates the nature of physical and metaphorical presence, as well as the spatial implications of drawing. There is a sense of quietude and wonder in much of the work, and a notable banishing of any direct human presence. Her serial explorations of a single subject include the Mojave Desert in the U.S., a place she has often photographed, and a spider’s web.

Vija Celmins

Untitled (Web #5), 2009

Mezzotint, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins
21 × 17 3/5 in
53.3 × 44.8 cm
Edition of 50 + 30AP
.
Bidding closed
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