15 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
ROBERT POLIDORI (b.1940)
Interior, Tate Modern, London, England, 2001
oversized chromogenic print
signed in ink on credit label with typed title, date and number '8/10' on reverse of aluminium flush-mount
41 x 52in. (104 x 132cm.)
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Of this image of London's Tate Modern, Polidori states: 'by looking at the extremes... [I was] able to edit and revise reality by visually transforming it. To the naked eye, the Tate has no vantage points that are as intersting as what I achieved in this image.' (Metropolis, p.121)
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Robert Polidori's Metropolis, Steidl, 2004, pp.120-21.