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AI WEIWEI (B. 1957)

Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993
Price Realised: USD 35000.00
Estimate : USD 15,000 - 20,000
Description

AI WEIWEI (B. 1957)
Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993
signed, titled twice in Chinese and English and dated on each print (lower margin); signed and numbered 'Weiwei' and '10/38' (inside exhibition catalogue); numbered again '10/38' (inside box cover)
twelve archival pigment prints and exhibition catalogue in cloth-covered box, printed 2010
each image: 5 x 11 1/2 in. (12.7 x 29.2 cm.) or inverse
each sheet: 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27.6 x 35.2 cm.) or inverse
catalogue: 11 ¼ x 11 ¼ x 1 1/4 in. (28.5 x 28.5 x 3.2 cm.)
box: 12 7/8 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (32.7 x 39.4 x 6.4 cm.)
This work is number ten from an edition of thirty-eight plus twelve artist's proofs and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Provenance

Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York
Private collection, Berlin
Private collection, New York

Exhibited

New York, Asia Society Museum; Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Ai Weiwei, New York Photographs 1983-1993, June 2011-March 2012 (another example exhibited and illustrated on various pages).

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Twelve neutral hued images on semi-gloss double weight paper with uneven margins, plus exhibition catalogue within a designated cloth-covered box. There is very minor wear to some of the catalogue's pages and to the inner part of the box. An abrasion is visible to the lower right corner of the cloth-covered box. Please note each print, including the certificate of authenticity, is sold framed.


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