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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    NINAGAWA MIKA (b.1972)

    Untitled from 'Liquid Dreams', 2003

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    NINAGAWA MIKA (b.1972)
    Untitled from 'Liquid Dreams', 2003
    chromogenic print
    signed, dated and numbered '3/6' in ink on label on reverse of flush-mount
    27 x 40½in. (69.8 x 103cm.)


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    In addition to a successful career as a commercial photographer, shooting for high-end magazines, album covers and advertisements, the energetic and prolific Ninagawa has published over 35 independent books and won numerous awards. Influenced by Japanese popular culture, she imbues her subjects, in this case goldfish, with visual intensity through the use of vivid, saturated colour.

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    Literature

    Ninagawa, Liquid Dreams, Editions Treville, 2003, n.p. (fig.I).