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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 104

    Lee Friedlander (B. 1934)

    Galax, Virginia, 1962

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    Lee Friedlander (B. 1934)
    Galax, Virginia, 1962
    gelatin silver print
    signed, titled, dated in pencil with photographer's copyright credit stamp (verso); title and date on affixed typed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 5 ¾ x 8 ¾ in. (14.6 x 22.3 cm.)
    sheet: 7 x 10 7/8 in. (17.7 x 27.6 cm.)


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    …a mysterious intersection of chance and attention that goes well beyond the existential surrealism of the ‘decisive moment.'

    Lee Friedlander

    Provenance

    with Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    Walker Evans, 'The Little Screens,' Harper's Bazaar, vol. 96, no. 2, February 1963, pp. 126-129.
    Rod Slemmons, Lee Friedlander: Like a One-Eyed Cat: Photographs 1956-1987, Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, 1989, pl. 29.
    Lee Friedlander, The Little Screens, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, 2001, pls. 7 and 32.
    Peter Galassi, Friedlander: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 2005, p. 94, pl. 75.