LAURIE SIMMONS (B. 1949)
LAURIE SIMMONS (B. 1949)
LAURIE SIMMONS (B. 1949)
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LAURIE SIMMONS (B. 1949)

(i) Greek Vase/Pot/Table (ii) First Bathroom/Women Standing Left (iii) Woman Watching TV (iv) Red Couch/Borghese Garden (v) First Bathroom/Woman Kneeling (vi) Purple Woman/Kitchen

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LAURIE SIMMONS (B. 1949)
(i) Greek Vase/Pot/Table
(ii) First Bathroom/Women Standing Left
(iii) Woman Watching TV
(iv) Red Couch/Borghese Garden
(v) First Bathroom/Woman Kneeling
(vi) Purple Woman/Kitchen
(i) signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1/7 1977 Greek Vase/ Pot/ Table Laurie Simmons’ (on the reverse)
(ii) signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1/7 1978 First Bathroom/ woman standing left Laurie Simmons’ (on the reverse)
(iii) signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1978 5/7 Woman Watching T.V Laurie Simmons’ (on the reverse)
(iv) signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1977 3/7 Red Couch/ Borghese Garden Laurie Simmons’ (on the reverse)
(v) signed, titled, numbered, inscribed and dated ‘reprint 1997 1978 5/7 Firth Bathroom/ Woman Kneeling Laurie Simmons’ (on the reverse)
(vi) signed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1978 7/7 Purple Woman/Kitchen Laurie Simmons’ (on the reverse)
each: cibachrome print
(i), (iv), (vi):
image: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4in. (8.1 x 12.2cm.)
sheet: 5 1/2 x 7in. (14 x 17.7cm.)
(ii), (iii):
image: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4in. (8.1 x 12.2cm.)
sheet: 5 1/2 x 7 1/8in. (14 x 18cm.)
(v):
image: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4in. (8.1 x 12.2cm.)
sheet: 4 7/8 x 8in. (12.5 x 20.3cm.)
(i) Executed in 1977, this work is number one from an edition of seven
(ii) Executed in 1978, this work is number one from an edition of seven
(iii) Executed in 1978, this work is number five from an edition of seven
(iv) Executed in 1977, this work is number three from an edition of seven
(v) Executed in 1978 and reprinted in 1997, this work is number five from an edition of seven
(vi) Executed in 1978, this work is number seven from an edition of seven
Provenance
Metro Pictures, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998.
Exhibited
New York, Skarstedt Fine Art, Laurie Simmons: Photographs 1978/79, 2002, pp. 73 and 75 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, pp. 35 (ii), 19 (iii), 41 (v) and 21 (vi)).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Pictures Generation, 1974-1984, 2009, p. 327, no. 213, pl. 124 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, p. 180 (iii)).
Fort Worth, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera, 2018-2019, p. 255 (another from the edition exhibited and illustrated in colour, pp. 98 (ii) and 105 (iii)). This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
Other examples are in the collections of:
(iii) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
(v) The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
(vi) The Jewish Museum, New York.

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