Property from the Collection of Jacques & Gabrielle Israelievitch

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LOT 104

Lot 104

Claude-Philippe Benoit (Canadian, b.1953)

Claude-Philippe Benoit (Canadian, b.1953)
Lot 104 Details
Claude-Philippe Benoit (Canadian, b.1953)

FLASH!, 1997

15 colour photographs and plastic single-use camera; together in box numbered 6/300
photographs 4 x 6 in — 10.2 x 15.2 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $288
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


A unique artist's edition produced as part of one-of box sets for The Power Plant, Toronto's FLASH! project, 1996-1997.

Thirty artists were given 10 single-use FujiFilm Quick Flash disposable cameras to produce a unique series of photographs. A single run of prints were produced, with the negatives being returned to the artists. The camera included in this lot was used to create these photographs.


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LOT 104

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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