• First Open Post-War and Contem auction at Christies

    Sale 2294

    First Open Post-War and Contemporary Art

    11 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 119

    WOLFGANG TILLMANS (B. 1968)

    WOLFGANG TILLMANS (B. 1968)

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    WOLFGANG TILLMANS (B. 1968)
    Grey Jeans Over Stairpost
    signed, titled, inscribed, numbered and dated 'grey jeans over stairpost 91 7/10 + 1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse)
    Chromogenic print
    12 x 16 in. (30.4 x 40.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1991. This work is number seven from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof.

    Buck Dick
    signed, titled, inscribed, numbered and dated '"buck dick" Studland, Bournemouth 92 1/3 + 1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse)
    Chromogenic print
    24 x 20 in. (60.9 x 50.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1992. This work is number one from an edition of three plus one artist's proof.

    Portishead (Seagull)
    signed, titled, inscribed, numbered and dated 'Portishead, seagull 93 5/10 + 1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse)
    Chromogenic print
    12 x 16 in. (30.4 x 40.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1993. This work is number five from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof.

    Isa with a Pool of Water
    signed, titled, inscribed, numbered and dated 'Isa, with a pool of water 95 4/10 + 1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse)
    Chromogenic print
    16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1995. This work is number four from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof.

    Shells
    signed, titled, inscribed, numbered and dated 'Shells 95 3/10 + 1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse)
    Chromogenic print
    12 x 16 in. (30.4 x 40.6 cm.) Executed in 1995. This work is number three from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof.

    Hale Bopp
    signed, titled, inscribed, numbered and dated 'Hale Bopp 97 1/10 + 1 Wolfgang Tillmans' (on the reverse)
    Chromogenic print
    16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1997. This work is number one from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof. (6)


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    Provenance

    Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct title for the photograph 'Buck Dick' is 'buck dich, Studland'


    Literature

    London, Tate Britain, Wolfgang Tillmans: If One Thing Matters, Everything Matters, June-September 2003, pp. 41, 50, 72, 97, 106, 125 (illustrated).