05-11-2018 05-11-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3100B Boston
May 11, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Dan Graham (American, b. 1942) Side of Building in New Housing Project, Staten Island, New York City

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3100B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 11, 2018 10:00AM


Dan Graham (American, b. 1942)

Side of Building in New Housing Project, Staten Island, New York City, 1978. Signed and dated "Dan Graham 1979" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., identified on a label from Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, affixed to the backing. Chromogenic print mounted to board, image/sheet size 9 3/8 x 14 in. (23.8 x 35.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered subtle fox marks on the mount.

Provenance: Estate of Richard E. Anderson, New York, New York/Redding, Connecticut.

N.B. Dan Graham explores the relationship between architectural environments and their inhabitants through practices that include curating, writing, performance, installation, video, and photography. Rooted in his landmark series Homes for America, a key aspect of his photographs of architecture is an investigation of the similarities between the repetitive forms of post-war housing developments and the seriality of Minimalism.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Mount measures 20 x 30 in. (50.6 x 76.0 cm). Mat board spacers bowing at upper edge.

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B. Dan Graham, Richard E. Anderson, New York City