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Set of 5 works by Francis Alys, Thomas Struth, Sam Taylor-Wood, Richard Prince and John Baldessari

Francis Alÿs: numbered and signed, edition stamp on the lower edge - Thomas Struth: Signed, signed, dated and titled on reverse - Sam Taylor-Wood : Signed and numbered by the artist on the reverse - Richard Prince: Signed and numbered on interior of each card - John Baldessari: titled, signed and numbered on editor label adhered on verso

Francis Alÿs, Untitled, 2012, Color photograph
motive size 14 x 16 cm
paper size 21,5 x 28 cm

Edition: 200 copies, numbered and signed, edition stamp on the lower edge

The photograph is part of his installation in a formr bakery on Friedrichstraße 28 in Kassel. Alÿs’ film REEL–UNREEL (2011) is accompanied by postcard-sizedstudies on paper and canvas. Here he explores the experience of artists between the fronts of armed conflict.

Francis Alÿs (born 1959,Antwerp) is a Belgian artist. ______________________________________________________

Thomas Struth
String Handling, SolarWorld, Freiberg, ie. circa 2011
Inkjet print on Fine Art Hahnemule paper
Signed, dated and titled on verso.
Edition of 80
Thomas Struth, String Handling, SolarWorld, Freiberg, 2011. Inkjet print, image size is 12.6 x 18.75 inches (32 x 47.7 cm); sheet size is 16.5 x 23.5 inches (42 x 59.4 cm). Edition of 80. Signed, titled and dated.

This mint condition Thomas Struth print is from an edition of 80. It is signed on the reverse and has never been framed.

Since the late seventies, Thomas Struth (b. 1954) has been known for his architectural and urban photographs, portraits, landscapes, and museum interiors. Trained first in painting, he took up photography in 1974 while a student at the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts under Gerhard Richter (1974), and later, Bernd and Hilla Becher (1976).
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Sam Taylor-Wood (British, b.1967) Escape Artist, 2010 Chromogenic Print (C-print), Light jet digital c-type on Fuji Crystal archive paper 22.3 х 32.3 inches (56.6 x 82 cm). Signed and numbered by the artist on the reverse
Edition of 175

Taken from her iconic series Escape Artist, Sam Taylor-Wood - Escape Artist (Green and Red) (2010). Reminiscent of the artist’s earlier Self Portrait Suspended series, these photographs show the artist similarly suspended mid-air, in this case from brightly coloured helium balloons.
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Richard Prince (American, b.1949)
3 Greeting cards with foil stamped joke, printed by the artist, in envelope
Inkjet Print

5.5 х 8.5 in. cm.

Signed, and numbered on interior of card

Edition 76 of 100

Folded size: 8.50 x 5.50 inches - Unfolded size: 17 x 5.50 inches

text:

"Fireman pulling drunk out of burning bed: “You darn fool, that’ll teach you to smoke in bed.” Drunk: “I wasn’t smoking in bed. It was on fire when I laid down."

"A husband came home and found his wife in bed with his best friend. “ Hey, what do you think you’re doing?” said the husband. “See?” she said to the man beside her. “I told you he was stupid."

"My father was never home, he was always away drinking booze. He saw a sign saying DRINK CANADA DRY. So he went up there."

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John Baldessari, Stairway, Coat and Person, 2011
Archival inkjet print,
Size 20 x 16 in.,
Edition of 120,
Signed and numbered

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Creases
Area: Margin
Location: Upper right, Lower right
Notes: PLEASE NOTE ALL THE PRINTS ARE IN MINT CONDITIONS, EXCEPT THE JOHN BALDESSARI ONE THAT HAS 2 VERY SMALL CREASES, AS THE PUBLISHER SHIPPED IT ROLLED, VISIBLE IN THE PICS
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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  • Shipping Dimensions: 5.5 x 6.3 in. (13.97 x 16 cm.)
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