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Audrey Flack (American, b.1931)
LOT ID: 75262
12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works], 1983

Dye Transfer Print
20 х 24 in. (50.8 x 60.96 cm.)
Signed, titled by artist in ink recto
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1983
Edition of 50 plus 10 APs and 4 TPs.
Lot description
Printed by CVI Lab and master printer Guy Stricherz working under the supervision of the photographer. Sheet size for photograph is 20 x 24 inches (or the reverse) and dry mounted. No more prints will be made from the negatives. Each portfolio includes an essay by Gene Thornton. Individual prints are not numbered.

The Portfolio is in a deluxe box hand signed by Audrey Flack on the cover.

A. Composite image of all 12 photographs

Works in order:
1. Queen
2. In My Life
3. Time to Save
4. Wheel of Fortune
5. Skull and Roses
6. A Course in Miracles
7. Roman Beauties
8. World War II
9. Leonardo's Lady
10. Greek Muse
11. Royal Flush
12. Rolls Royce Lady

Audrey Flack is an American artist best known for her photorealist paintings and sculptures. Born in New York in 1931, she attended the Music and Art High School in New York City and then studied at Cooper Union in 1951. Later, Flack attended Yale University and studied under Josef Albers. She graduated from Yale with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 1953. She then studied anatomy at the Art Students League in New York. Flack’s first solo exhibition was held at the Roko Gallery in New York in 1959. In 1965, Flack painted her first portrait based on a photograph, imitating its colors and appearance. Flack became the first photorealist painter to get into the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in 1966. During the 1970s, Flack worked on her well-known series of still-life paintings. Flack also began sculpting in the 1980s.

The University of South Florida in Tampa organized Flack’s first retrospective exhibit in 1981. Her work was then exhibited at Cooper Union (1986), JB Speed Museum in Louisville, Kentucky (1990), The Parrish Art Museum in South Hampton (1991), the Wright Art Museum in Los Angeles, CA (1992), the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton (1996), and the Miami University Art Museum in Oxford, Ohio (1997). Flack’s work is also part of the public collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the National Museum of American Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Walker Art Center, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the National Museum of Art in Canberra, Australia.

Flack holds an honorary doctorate and was awarded the St. Gaudens Medal from Cooper Union and the honorary Albert Dome professorship from Bridgeport University. She is also an honorary professor at George Washington University and has previously taught at honorary professor at George Washington University, and is currently a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, The Pratt Institute in New York, New York University, and The School of Visual Arts. Flack has also written two books.[edited and excerpted from jewishvirtuallibrary.org]
12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
  • 12 Photographs: 1973-1983 portfolio [12 works] by Audrey Flack
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