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Martha Cooper (American, b.1943)
LOT ID: 72970
Subway Art, 1980

Chromogenic Print (C-print)
9 х 12 in. (22.86 x 30.48 cm.)
Signed, and numbered on recto.
Print/Casting Year 2009
Edition of 100
Lot description
Printed 2009.

Martha Cooper began photographing the graffiti of New York City's trains while working as a photojournalist for the New York Post in the 1970s. She played a pivotal role in exposing this artform to the world.
Subway Art by Martha Cooper
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    Man stack on a B.Boy
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    (H 15.7, W 19.7) in.
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    Friday, March 30, 2012
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    color photograph
    (H 15.0, W 16.9) in.
    (38 x 43) cm.
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    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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  • Martha Cooper

    Portrait de Kase 2 - Hommage
    digital c-print
    (H 19.7, W 15.7) in.
    (50 x 40) cm.
    Ed. 3/12
    Sold for: US$1,669
    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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  • Martha Cooper

    Trade towers and cycle
    gelatin silver print
    (H 19.7, W 15.7) in.
    (50 x 40) cm.
    Ed. 2/7
    Sold for: US$2,241
    Monday, March 22, 2010
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  • Martha Cooper

    Futura spraying
    gelatin silver print
    (H 19.7, W 15.7) in.
    (50 x 40) cm.
    Ed. 2/12
    Sold for: US$1,219
    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Millon & Cornette de Saint Cyr
    Lot 00001
  • Martha Cooper

    Lady pink
    gelatin silver print
    (H 15.7, W 19.7) in.
    (40 x 50) cm.
    Ed. 2/12
    Sold for: US$1,435
    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Millon & Cornette de Saint Cyr
    Lot 00040
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