Lot Details

Year 2002/2008. Image measures 30.7 x 20.5 inches (78 x 52.1 cm). Framed dimensions are approximately 37 x 26.6 x 1.2 inches (94 x 67.6 x 3 cm).

This work by Thomas Ruff comes from the artist's ongoing "nudes" series, in which he expands and blurs pornographic images, thus endowing them with a painterly valence. By slightly altering the pornography and then presenting it as art, Ruff forms a provocative critique of the long artistic tradition of representing nudes. At the same time, he undermines the idea of photography as a hard-edged, fundamentally documentary medium.

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Provenance:
  • Private Collection, Spain
  • Pickup Location: Spain
  • Shipping Dimensions: 37 x 26.6 x 1.2 in. (93.98 x 67.56 x 3.05 cm.)
  • Framed Under: Plexi
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