6 February 2008
Andreas Gursky (b. 1955)
colour coupler print face mouted on Plexiglas in wooden artist frame
81 7/8 x 103in. (208 x 261.3cm.)
Executed in 1999, this work is number four from an edition of six
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005.
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Andreas Gursky, exh. cat., Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Palacio Velázquez, 2001.
Andreas Gursky, exh. cat., New York, Museum of Modern Art, 2001, no. 46 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 153).
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