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Vik Muniz

Vanitas, 1999

Gelatin silver print
18 3/4 × 22 1/4 in
47.6 × 56.5 cm
Edition 1/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Vik Muniz drew on the ground and embellished his imagery with objects such as leaves, stones, and …

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Vik Muniz drew on the ground and embellished his imagery with objects such as leaves, stones, and sticks, in his Pictures of Soil series. Adding a skull, or an hourglass, or a snake, these timeless black-and-white gelatin silver print still-lifes function as memento mori; reminders of mortality.

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From Pictures of Soil Series

Image/sheet (vis.): 18.75" x 22.25"; Frame: 28.75" x …

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From Pictures of Soil Series

Image/sheet (vis.): 18.75" x 22.25"; Frame: 28.75" x 32.75"

This lot has a 25% buyer's premium.

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Signed and dated with edition in pencil verso
Vik Muniz
Brazilian, b. 1961
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Photographer and mixed-media artist Vik Muniz is best known for repurposing everyday materials for …

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Photographer and mixed-media artist Vik Muniz is best known for repurposing everyday materials for intricate and heavily layered recreations of canonical artworks. Muniz works in a range of media, from trash to peanut butter and jelly, the latter used to recreate Andy Warhol’s famous Double Mona Lisa (1963) that was …

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Vik Muniz drew on the ground and embellished his imagery with objects such as leaves, stones, and …

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Vik Muniz drew on the ground and embellished his imagery with objects such as leaves, stones, and sticks, in his Pictures of Soil series. Adding a skull, or an hourglass, or a snake, these timeless black-and-white gelatin silver print still-lifes function as memento mori; reminders of mortality.

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

From Pictures of Soil Series

Image/sheet (vis.): 18.75" x 22.25"; Frame: 28.75" x …

Read more

From Pictures of Soil Series

Image/sheet (vis.): 18.75" x 22.25"; Frame: 28.75" x 32.75"

This lot has a 25% buyer's premium.

Signature
Signed and dated with edition in pencil verso
Vik Muniz
Brazilian, b. 1961
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Photographer and mixed-media artist Vik Muniz is best known for repurposing everyday materials for …

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Photographer and mixed-media artist Vik Muniz is best known for repurposing everyday materials for intricate and heavily layered recreations of canonical artworks. Muniz works in a range of media, from trash to peanut butter and jelly, the latter used to recreate Andy Warhol’s famous Double Mona Lisa (1963) that was …

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Vik Muniz

Vanitas, 1999

Gelatin silver print
18 3/4 × 22 1/4 in
47.6 × 56.5 cm
Edition 1/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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