• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 319

    Thomas Struth (b. 1954)

    Bernauerstrasse, Berlin 1992

    Estimate

    Thomas Struth (b. 1954)
    Bernauerstrasse, Berlin 1992
    numbered twice '3/10' (on the backing board)
    chromogenic print in artist’s frame
    image: 18 1/8 x 26 1/8in. (46 x 66.5cm.)
    overall: 29 7/8 x 36 7/8in. (76 x 93.8cm.)
    Executed in 1992, this work is number three from an edition of ten


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    Provenance

    Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early 1990s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED LADY


    Literature

    R. Sennett, Struth, Unconscious Places, Munich 2012, no. 4911, p. 259 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 201).


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, The Saint Louis Art Museum, Currents 56 - Thomas Struth, 1993-1994 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Deutsche Kunst mit Photographie - Die 90er Jahre, 1994 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Thomas Struth, Strangers and Friends, Photographs 1986-1992, 1994-1995 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 69). This exhibition later travelled to Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario.
    Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Strassen, 1995 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated, p. 93).
    Helsinski, Kluuvin Galleria, Valocuvia Fotografier, 1996 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated, p. 14).
    Hamburg, Kunstverein Hamburg, Stadtluft: Der urbane Raum als Medium von Macht, 1999 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, My Portrait, 2000-2001 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated, p. 25). This exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art.
    Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, Thomas Struth 1977-2002, 2002-2003, pp. 174 and 177 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 77). This exhibition later travelled to New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art.
    Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin Biennale, 2004 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Porto, Museu Serralves, Fotografien 1978-2010, 2011-2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, Common Ground, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
    London, Barbican Art Gallery, Constructing Worlds - Photography and Architecture in Modern Age, 2014-2015 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Stockholm, Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design and Madrid, Fundacion ICO.