Lot Details

Spectacular vintage 1986 dye transfer print. Slight yellowing in the margins, otherwise in superb condition.

Mitch Epstein’s photographic work, which he has complemented with sporadic incursions into film and video art, is partly responsible for the New Color movement in the U.S. In 1972, Epstein began making pictures as a student at Cooper Union in New York. He quickly subverted the tradition of 35 mm photography by using color at a time when it was considered a tacky tool of advertising. In the wake of William Eggleston, Epstein was instrumental in redefining color photography as art. His individual pictures are known for their layering of details and meaning within a both elegant and complex composition. Epstein has exhibited in museums and galleries around the world and his work features in many important collections worldwide.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Area: Margin
Location: Overall
Notes: Slight toning in the white border.
Degree: Minor

Definition Key
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.

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.

  • Pickup Location: Vermont, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 14 x 21.5 x 1 in. (35.56 x 54.61 x 2.54 cm.)
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