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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    MICHAEL EASTMAN (b.1947 American)

    Shotgun House (before Katrina), New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005

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    MICHAEL EASTMAN (b.1947 American)
    Shotgun House (before Katrina), New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005
    chromogenic print
    signed, titled, dated and numbered '15/15' in ink on typed label with credit on backing board
    36½ x 29¼in. (92.7 x 74.3cm.)


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    This work is number 15 from the sold-out edition of 15 + 2 AP.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Eastman has pulled out the jumper cables and injected new life into deadened structures.

    Vanishing America, 2008


    Literature

    Eastman, Vanishing America: The End of Main Street, Diners, Drive-Ins, Donut Shops, and Other Everyday Monuments, Rizzoli, 2008, p.70 (fig.1).