Lot Details

Image size is 15.5 x 20 inches (39.4 x 50.8 cm).

Christopher Makos (born 1948, Lowell, Massachusetts) is an American photographer and artist whose works have been in the permanent collections of over 100 museums and major private collections. Makos studied architecture in Paris and briefly apprenticed with Man Ray. He also was a close friend of Andy Warhol. In addition to being a frequent subject in his photographs, Makos also taught Warhol how to use his first camera and introduced Warhol to the work of both Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Makos' photographs have been exhibited in prestigious venues including the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Tate Modern in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the IVAM in Valencia, Spain, and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Creases
Area: Image
Location: Other location
Notes: Very small crease on left.
Degree: Minor

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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  • Pickup Location: Rhode Island, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 15.5 x 20 in. (39.37 x 50.8 cm.)
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