• The American Landscape: Color  auction at Christies

    Sale 2205

    The American Landscape: Color Photographs from the Collection of Bruce and Nancy Berman

    7 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 142

    WIM WENDERS (B. 1945)

    Now Showing Lowell, Arizona, 1983

    Price Realised  

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    WIM WENDERS (B. 1945)
    Now Showing Lowell, Arizona, 1983
    dye-transfer print, printed 1989
    signed, dated and numbered '5/15' in ink (in the margin)
    13 3/8 x 16½in. (34 x 41.9cm.)


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    In 1983, Wim Wenders travelled through the American West in search of locations for the film, "Paris, Texas". A collection of vibrant small town portraits were made and became the subject of a book: Written in the West, published in 1987.

    In addition to the present lot, the following are part of this series: 32 and 35.

    Literature

    Wenders, Written in the West, Schirmer/Mosel, 1987, pl. 33