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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 239

    Vik Muñiz (b. 1961)

    Leap into the Void, after Yves Klein from the series Pictures of Chocolate

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    Vik Muñiz (b. 1961)
    Leap into the Void, after Yves Klein from the series Pictures of Chocolate
    signed and dated 'Vik Muniz 1998' (on a label affixed to the verso)
    two chromogenic prints
    30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 102 cm.) each
    Executed in 1998.
    Artist's proof two of three. Diptych.


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    Provenance

    Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1999.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue. Vik Muniz, Paris, Centre national de la photographie, 1999, p. 70 (another number from the edition illustrated in color).
    P. Corrêa do Lago ed., Vik Muniz Obra Completa, 1987-2009: Catálogo Raisonné, Rio de Janeiro, Capivara Editora Ltda., 2009, p. 245 (another number from the edition illustrated in color).