Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)
Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)
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Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)

Untitled (Two Necklines)

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Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)
Untitled (Two Necklines)
signed 'Lorna Simpson' (on the backing board of each photograph)
two gelatin silver prints in artist's frame and eleven engraved plastic plaques
smallest plaque: 2 ½ x 9 ½in. (6.5 x 24.2cm.)
largest plaque: 4 ½ x 19in. (11.5 x 48.5cm.)
diameter of each photograph: 35 7/8in. (91cm.)
overall: 40 x 100in. (101.6 x 254cm.)
Executed in 1989, this work is number two from an edition of three
Provenance
Salon 94, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
B. Belisle, “Felt Surface, Visible Image: Lorna Simpson’s Photography and the Embodiment of Appearance”, in Photography & Culture, vol. 4, issue 2, July 2011, pp. 157-178 (illustrated, p. 162).
Exhibited
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lorna Simpson, 2006-2007, (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, pp. 24-25). This exhibition later travelled to Miami, Miami Art Museum; New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art and Charleston, The Gibbes Museum of Art, 2007.
Paris, Jeu de Paume, Lorna Simpson, 2013-2014, p. 210 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 81). This exhibition later travelled to Munich, Haus der Kunst; Gateshead, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and Andover, Addison Gallery for American Art, Phillips Academy.
Washington, National Gallery of Art, Intersections: Photographs and Videos from the National Gallery of Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2016-2017, no. 51.
Post lot text
Another from the edition is in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

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