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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 110

    ROBERT POLIDORI (b.1940)

    Interior, Tate Modern, London, England, 2001

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    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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    Literature

    Robert Polidori's Metropolis, Steidl, 2004, pp.120-21.