• Post-War & Contemporary Aftern auction at Christies

    Sale 2221

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    JEFF WALL (B. 1946)

    Diagonal Composition No. 2

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JEFF WALL (B. 1946)
    Diagonal Composition No. 2
    transparency in lightbox
    25 1/8 x 29½ x 5½ in. (63.8 x 74.9 x 13.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1998. This work is from an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs.


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    Provenance

    Marian Goodman Gallery, New York


    Literature

    M. Fried, Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before, New Haven and London, 2008, p. 53 (illustrated).
    F. Tiejen, "Erfahrung, zu Sehen. Produktions und Rezeptionsweise Jeff Walls fotografischer Arbeiten," Vienna, 2003a p. 59.
    H. Dickel, "Zerstreuung und Verdichtun. Bildende Kunst in der Medienzivilisation am Beispiel von Bill Viola und Jeff Wall," Wolfsburg, 2003b, p. 6I.
    J. Chevrier, "The Spectres of the Everyday," de Duve/Pélencoys, 2002, p. 167.
    B. Reiss, Construction and Apparent Reality: Settings, Gazes, Paraphrases, Frankfurt, 2001, p. 188.
    R. Lauter, Jeff Wall: Figures and Places, Frankfurt, 2001, pp. 51 and 53.
    L. Morris, "A Conversation between Jeff Wall and Lynda Morris," Manchester/Norwich, 2002, p. 32.
    R. Lussier, A Survey of the Ninties, Montreal, 1999, pp. 12 and 84.


    Exhibited

    Montreal, Museé d'art contemporain de Montréal, Jeff Wall: Oeuvres 1990-1998, February-April 1999 (another example exhibited).
    Castello, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castelló, Jeff Wall, Pepe Espaliú: Temps Suspés, May-July 1999 (another example exhibited). Cologne, Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur; Rotterdam, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Jeff Wall: Bilder von Landschaften, January-June 1999 (another example exhibited).
    Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie International 1999/2000, November 1999-May 2000 (another example exhibited).
    Milan, Padiglione per l'Arte Contemporanea, La forma del mondo, la fine del mondo, July-October 2005 (another example exhibited).
    Vancuver, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Image & Light, History & Influence: Film & Photographic Works, November-December 2000 (another example exhibited).
    London, White Cube, Settings & Players: Theatrical Ambiguity in American Photography, March-April 2001 (another example exhibited).
    Frankfurt, Sonderausstellung im Rahmen des Szenenwechsel XX, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Jeff Wall: Figures & Places: Ausgewählte Werke von 1978 bis 2000, June-November 2001 (another example exhibited).
    Göteborg; Hasselblad Center, Göteborg Museum of Art, Jeff Wall, Photographs: 2002 Hasselblad Award Winner exhibition, June-November 2001 (another example exhibited).
    Munster, Westfälischer Kunstverein, formal social, February-March 2002 (another example exhibited).
    Vienna, Museum moderner Kunst Stifung Ludwig Vienna, Jeff Wall, Photographs, March-May 2003 (another example exhibited).
    Rome, Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Jeff Wall, March-May 2003 (another example exhibited).
    Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Jeff Wall: Tableaux, March-May 2004 (another example exhibited).
    Basel, Schaulager; London, Tate Modern, Jeff Wall--Photographs 1978-2004, April 2005-January 2006 (another example exhibited).