29 novembre 2009

Greg Gorman (1949- ) "Tony Bent Over."

Greg Gorman (1949- ) "Tony Bent Over." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Gum platinum print, 23 3/4x18 1/2 inches (60.3x47 cm.), with Gorman's signature, in pencil, on recto and the edition notations 13/18, in pencil, on verso. Circa 1990 - Estimate $2,000-3,000 SWANN GALLERIES, INC. PHOTOGRAPHIC LITERATURE & FINE PHOTOGRAPHS. December 8, 2009 - Swann Auction Galleries
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11 octobre 2009

Portrait from Mapplethorpe to Goldin @ Kunsthalle Wien

Greg Gorman, Heath Ledger, Venice, 2004, © the artist/der Künstler. VIENNA.- When the history of photography began to unfold with portraiture, one’s own image was cause for astonishment and rapture. Since its discovery, beginning with early daguerreotypes and nineteenth century studio portraits, photography has satisfied people’s desire for their likeness and largely replaced the more costly and demanding painting. The image of the face, as the constitutive element of the portrait, is traditionally regarded as a mirror of... [Lire la suite]
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