Anton Corbijn (b. 1955)
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Anton Corbijn (b. 1955)

Miles Davis

Anton Corbijn (b. 1955)
Miles Davis
black and white photograph
80 x 60 cm.
Executed in 1985 and printed in 1989, this work is number ten from an edition of twenty
Torch Gallery, Amsterdam.
Photographer's Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Anton Corbijn, Famouz, Photographs, 1976-88, Munich 1989 (another print illustrated, p. 21).
Hannover, Kestner Gesellschaft, Anton Corbijn. Everybody hurts, 22 August-26 October 2003, no. 51 (another print exhibited, illustrated, p. 51). This exhibition later travelled to Göppingen, Kunsthalle Göppingen, 14 December 2003-1 February 2004.
Budapest, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art, Anton Corbijn Munka/Work, 29 April-5 July 2009.
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Lot Essay

'Taken in his hotel room with light falling in from the window. In his very large pupils you can actually make out my silhouette. It was a very brief shoot but one of the most satisfying ever. It is also worth noting that this photo was taken well before the TUTU album shoot by Irving Penn and it has become one of my most well-known photographs.' (Anton Corbijn quoted on his website

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