SNAP Photography Auction

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March 18, 2022 at 8:00 pm ET

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Lot 8

Daniel Alvarado

Daniel Alvarado
Lot 8 Details
Daniel Alvarado


20.47 x 24 in — 52 x 61 cm

Estimate $500-$1,500

Sold For: $200
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"Blue Swallow Motel" is a picture from my series on post modernism. The image explores popular culture and intertextuality. Inspired by road trips and hot summer days. "Get your kicks on Route 66".

About the Artist:
Daniel Alvarado is a self-taught photographer located in Toronto, Ontario. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, his Spanish roots and keen interest in the Avant Garde Theatre movement inspired him at a young age and is often reflected in his work. Over time, Daniel has developed a unique modernist style with heavy influence of Cubism, Dadaism, Performance Art, and Sculpture.



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About Condition Ratings

  • 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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