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Auction: Photographs
was auctioned on: 3 April 2013
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Andreas Gefeller

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000
Price realised:  US$15,000
Lot number 264, Views: 24

Andreas Gefeller Ohne Titel (Lose), Düsseldorf 2004 Chromogenic print, flush-mounted. 67 x 94 1/2 in. (170.2 x 240 cm) Signed, titled, dated and numbered 2/8 in ink on the reverse of the flush-mount.
Provenance Hasted Hunt, New York Catalogue Essay German photographer Andreas Geeller created the current image by pointing his camera at the cobblestone ground surrounding a lottery kiosk and photographing it at each step he took. Then, Gefeller meticulously collated the hundreds of images into a single, unified scene that is mesmerizing in its clarity and scale. While a distant view of the work renders it as nearly abstract, a closer inspection reveals sharp details—from cigarette boxes to soft drinks containers—that along with the discarded lottery tickets, present a touching, personalized vision alluding to recent human presence. Read More

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Phillips
Title: Photographs
Date of the auction: 3 Apr 2013
Address: Phillips
New York