Lot 5709* - ibid121 ibid Photography - Wednesday, 07. July 2021, 01.00 PM

THOMAS RUFF

(Zell/Harmersbach 1958–lives and works in Düsseldorf)
16h 30m/-50° (STE 5.01), 1990. From the series "Sterne", 1989–1992.
Chromogenic colour print on Kodak Professional Paper. Slightly later print, 1994.
Image dimension 75 × 50 cm; sheet dimension 100 × 70 cm.
Fully signed, hand numbered 79/175 and dated "1990/1994” on verso.

Literature:
- Matthias Winzen (ed.). Thomas Ruff. Fotografien 1979–heute. Exhibition catalogue, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 17.11.2001–13.01.2002, Cologne et. al., 2001 (ill. p. 198).
- Thomas Ruff. Stellar Landscapes. ed. by Melanie Bono and Thomas Palzer. Exhibition catalogue, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, 25.9.2011–8.11.2012. Heidelberg, 2011 (ill. p. 18).

Provenance: German collection.

Slightly wavy, areas of light bumping in the image (upper left, next to the brightest star, lower left in the corner), faint pressure marks in the margins, slightly yellowed. Overall in very good condition.

CHF 2 000 / 3 000

€ 1 870 / 2 800

Sold for CHF 4 375 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.