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LOT 26

Lot 26

Peter Lik (1959-)

Peter Lik (1959-)
Lot 26 Details
Peter Lik (1959-), Australian/American

CITY HALL (NEW YORK), 2012

Colour cibachrome print; signed and numbered 130/950 in silver pen and ink lower right, signed in pen and ink to the Peter Lik credit label verso. There were also 45 Artist's Proofs. Contained in an olive wood frame.
Sheet sight 25 ins x 38.5 ins; 63.5 cms x 97.8 cms

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Lot Report

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Peter Lik (1959-)
  • Peter Lik (1959-)
  • Peter Lik (1959-)
Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto

Note:

From the artist:

"This would have to be one of New York’s hidden jewels. Only the locals even know it exists anymore. Such an architectural masterpiece hidden below the streets of New York. I was very privileged to gain access to City Hall Station. Months of phone calls, emails and persistence finally paid off. The scene was incredible. A one time opportunity to have a private subway ride made this location even more special. I really felt like I was part of history. The cracked headlight, old original chandeliers and ceramic subway tiles really added that special charm and character to this timeless image."

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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