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David Seltzer
LOT ID: 81784
French Measurements, ie. circa 1992

Pigment Print, on Hahnemuhle German Etching Paper
40 х 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.)
Signed, dated on verso, lower left.
Print/Casting Year 2012
Edition 1/6
Lot description
"French Measurements" is a stunning yet elegant silver gelatin photograph by celebrated contemporary photographer David Seltzer who pushes the rules of standard photography by altering the medium and emphasizing the irony and wit of the subject matter. First photographed in 1992, this was recently printed in 2012, measuring 40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm), is edition 1 of 6, and is unframed in excellent condition.

David Seltzer is renowned for his innovative large black and white photos with dynamic compositions, often layering and manipulating his photos with collage or scratching and resurfacing the image. He often agitates the negatives of his photos and encrypts messages. Seltzer's compositions are often autobiographical in nature and evoke a sense of voyeurism and eroticism with a touch of humor. Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, the artist has exhibited internationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions at Yancy Richardson in New York, the Parrish Art Museum in New York, the New York Academy of the Arts, Arco in Madrid, The Grand Palais in Paris, the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, among many others.

Selected Public Collections:
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Ross Museum of Art, Ohio Wesleyan, Delaware, Ohio
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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French Measurements by David Seltzer
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