Walid Raad (b. 1957)
Walid Raad (b. 1957)

Untitled (BEY82_Soldiers_I, 1982-2004) (From the series We Decided to Let Them Say "We Are Convinced" Twice. It was More Convincing This Way.")

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Walid Raad (b. 1957)
Untitled (BEY82_Soldiers_I, 1982-2004) (From the series We Decided to Let Them Say "We Are Convinced" Twice. It was More Convincing This Way.")
lightjet print mounted on aluminium
43½ x 67½in. (110.5 x 171.5cm.)
Executed in 1982-2004, this work is number one from an edition of three plus two artist's proofs
Provenance
Donated by the artist.
Literature
W. Raad, The Atlas Group, Vol. 3, Cologne 2007 (illustrated, p. 46).
W. Raad, I Might Die before I Get a Rifle, The Hasselblad Foundation, Göttingen 2011 (illustrated, pp. 76-77).
Exhibited
Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Werkraum. 21 - Atlas Group (1989-2004). A Project by Walid Raad, 2006-2007.
Mexico City, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, The Atlas Group (1989-2004). A Project by Walid Raad, 2007.
Gothenburg, Hasselblad Centre, Göteborg Museum of Art, Walid Raad - 2011 Hasselblad Award Winner, 2011-2012.

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Lot Essay

"This work is part of the project titled The Atlas Group (1989-2004), and is part of a series of images I made at the age of fifteen during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon. I found the images by chance in 2006, months before yet another war with Israel."
Walid Raad

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