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Title: Untitled
Medium/Date: Toned silver print collage with tape, 1976-1977
Size: 33 x 28 inches 83.82 x 71.12 Size includes the frame
Signed: Signed and dated on the verso, Mike and Doug Starn 1976-1977
Provenance: Provenance: Private Collector, NY
Exhibited: Vered Gallery offers paintings, sculptures, works on paper and photographs by Ansel Adams, Milton Avery, Richard Avedon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Romare Bearden, Fernando Botero, Cartier-Bresson, Marc Chagall, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Willem de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Wolf Kahn, Jeff Koons, Fernand Leger, Roy Lichtenstein, Man Ray, Henry Matisse, Thomas Moran, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Charles Sheeler, Alfred Stieglitz, Andy Warhol and Carleton Watkins.
Frame: Artist's designed frame

Identical twins, MIKE AND DOUG STARN B.1961, started making art with a bang. At the age of 24, barely out of art school (the Museum School in Boston), they became hot Manhattan art stars. They were chosen for the Whitney Biennial. Charles Saatchi of London began buying up their pictures. Before the '80s ended, the Starns had been exhibited at the Pompidou Center in Paris, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Flash Art, which in those days was the trendiest of art magazines, decided that the Starns belonged "among the preeminent talents of our times."

Condition

'Condition very fine.

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021:DOUG & MIKE STARN AVANT GARDE AMERICAN ARTISTS

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000Dec 21, 2008
Starting Bid $7,000
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East Hampton, NY, USA