October 30, 2019 12:00 EST

The Robert J. Morrison Collection

 
  Lot 168
 
Lot 168 - Andrea Modica (American, b. 1960)

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Andrea Modica (American, b. 1960)
Untitledfrom January 1

2018. Pencil signed, titled, dated 2013 and located 'Philadelphia, PA', numbered AP 1/10 (the edition was 20), L'Artiere, Bentivoglio, Italy, publisher. Silver gelatin print.
sheet: 9 15/16 x 8 in. (25.2 x 20.3cm)
accompanied by:
Modica, Andrea "Treadwell/ Photographs," 1996, Chronicle Books, pub. Signed and dedicated 'June 2014/ To Bob,/ with all my best/ Andrea Modica."
Modica, Andrea "January 1," 2009, L'Artiere, pub. Signed. (illustr.).

Provenance: The Print Center, Philadelphia (acquired April 2018).

note:
In the January 1 series, Philadelphia-based photographer Andrea Modica used a large format camera to present costumed Mummers, participants in a traditional New Year's Day parade which carries a complex history of both inclusion and exclusion: "I am drawn to subjects that are, on the one hand, very appealing, and on the other hand, confusing … if not off-putting," says Modica. "By photographing, I have always been able to find a common ground."

Sold for $312
Estimated at $100 - $200


 

2018. Pencil signed, titled, dated 2013 and located 'Philadelphia, PA', numbered AP 1/10 (the edition was 20), L'Artiere, Bentivoglio, Italy, publisher. Silver gelatin print.
sheet: 9 15/16 x 8 in. (25.2 x 20.3cm)
accompanied by:
Modica, Andrea "Treadwell/ Photographs," 1996, Chronicle Books, pub. Signed and dedicated 'June 2014/ To Bob,/ with all my best/ Andrea Modica."
Modica, Andrea "January 1," 2009, L'Artiere, pub. Signed. (illustr.).

Provenance: The Print Center, Philadelphia (acquired April 2018).

note:
In the January 1 series, Philadelphia-based photographer Andrea Modica used a large format camera to present costumed Mummers, participants in a traditional New Year's Day parade which carries a complex history of both inclusion and exclusion: "I am drawn to subjects that are, on the one hand, very appealing, and on the other hand, confusing … if not off-putting," says Modica. "By photographing, I have always been able to find a common ground."

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