Lot 160a

Large Alfredo Jaar GOLD IN THE MORNING Photograph Lightbox, 74"W

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Alfredo Jaar (Chilean, b. 1956)
Marking(s); notes: ed. 1/3; 1985-2005
Materials: lightbox with color transparency
Dimensions (H, W, D): 50.25"h, 74"w
Additional Information: Work is from the "Gold in the Morning" series which explores the Serra Pelada opencast mines of northeastern Brazil. "In installations, photographs, films, and community-based projects, Jaar explores the public’s desensitization to images and the limitations of art to represent events such as genocides, epidemics, and famines." (source: Art21.org) Lot is accompanied by the book "Eine Asthetik des Widerstands / Alfredo Jaar The Way It Is / An Aesthetics of Resistance," in which the work is featured. Gallery label to reverse: Galerie Lelong, New York, New York. Provenance: Galerie Lelong, New York, New York | Personal collection of a Boca Raton, Florida designer, Castle Design Group.


very good, one bulb dimmed or out (inner workings not examined)

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