19 November 2008,
Price realised GBP 22,500
GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
MARK SELIGER (b.1959 American)
Gisele, Cross Eyed Studio, New York City, 2000
chromogenic print, printed 2006
signed, titled, dated and numbered '3/5' in pencil on typed label with copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps on backing board
56 x 44½in. (142.2 x 113cm.)
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This work is number 3 from the sold-out edition of 5.
As chief photographer at Rolling Stone for 15 years, and more recently under contract to Condé Nast for Vanity Fair and GQ, Seliger has captured the images of scores of major faces from the entertainment and fashion worlds.
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Stern Fotographie, No.48, front cover (fig.1).
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France