Private Sales - Robert Longo, Men in the Cities (Cindy) / Men in the Cities (Eric) 1981, 2014 SOLD
Robert Longo was first recognized for his hyperrealistic charcoal illustrations during the 1980's, and today the artist continues to explore the potential of his crisp, breath-taking style, particularly through imagery of powerful figures and events. These two photographs are from Longo's famed "Men in the Cities," series, in which business-attired men and women fight, writhe, and scream within their surroundings like performers in a spotlight. Here, each figure’s shadowed face and arms evoke classical sculpture while their professional clothing suggests a commentary on his class in the present day, creating a nuanced view of the human body as seen by the artist.
Medium: Two Archival pigment prints on Canson Platine fiber paper
Paper Size: 45.9 x 35.7 cm (18 1/8 x 14 in.) each
Image Size: 37.7 x 25.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.) each
Edition of 75
Signed, dated, and numbered verso
Price: €5.500 SOLD
This limited edition Robert Longo print set is available at New Art Editions
Condition: The works are in a mint condition. No condition issues.
Provenance: Acquired from the publisher by the present owner.
Location of the work: USA
Buyers premium: 0%
Buyer is responsible for the delivery of the work.
Duration of the sale: December 13th - December 27th, 2018
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