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Catherine Opie (American, b.1961)
LOT ID: 68114
Untitled #12, 1999

Chromogenic Print (C-print)
16 х 20 in. (40.64 x 50.8 cm.)
Signed, by the artist
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Lot description
Catherine Opie (born 1961) is an North American artist specializing in issues within documentary photography. Throughout her work she has investigated aspects of community, making portraits of many groups including L.G.B.T. community; surfers; and most recently high school football players. She's also interested in how identities are shaped by our surrounding architecture. She is currently a professor of Photography at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Her works are displayed in both museums and galleries internationally]. She has numerous catalogues from museum exhibitions which include, Freeways published by MOCA, Los Angeles, Skyways and Ice Houses,published by The Walker Art Center, 1999/ In and Around Home published by the Aldrich Museum, and Chicago by the MCA in Chicago.

Catherine Opie has won numerous awards which include the 1997 Citibank Private Bank Emerging Artist Award, 1999 Washington University Freund Fellowship, 2003 CalArts Alpert Award in the Arts, 2004 Larry Aldrich Award, San Francisco Art Institute President's Award for Excellence, and 2006 United States Artist Fellowship.

Her work will be featured in a mid- career survey at the Guggenheim Museum in New York from September 26, 2008 till January 5, 2009 curated by Jennifer Blessing. It will include a encyclopedic exhibition catalogue of all of Opie's work since 1988.
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    Untitled no.27 (+ No.28; 2 works)
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    (H 23.5, W 19.6) in.
    (59.8 x 49.7) cm.
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    Christie's New York
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    Wednesday, October 07, 2009
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    Untitled no. 19
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    (38.1 x 48.3) cm.
    Ed. 1/5
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    Landscape #3 (Sunset Plaza Drive)
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    (H 18.7, W 22.4) in.
    (47.5 x 57.0) cm.
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    Monday, May 04, 2009
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    Untitled #28
    fujicolor crystal archive print
    (H 23.3, W 19.4) in.
    (59.1 x 49.2) cm.
    Ed. 1/5
    Sold for: US$5,040
    Saturday, March 10, 2007
    Phillips de Pury & Company New York
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  • Catherine Opie

    Untitled #27
    fujicolor crystal archive print
    (H 23.4, W 19.4) in.
    (59.4 x 49.2) cm.
    Ed. 1/5
    Sold for: US$4,560
    Saturday, March 10, 2007
    Phillips de Pury & Company New York
    Lot 00099
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