Item #CL191-151 Olmec, Jalapa 3. Aaron Siskind, Amer.
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Olmec, Jalapa 3

1973. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, annotated, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, various annotations, stamps and a newsprint review attached verso, 17.1 x 17.2cm. Creases with cracking to right portion and margins, slight stains and scuffs to centre, tears and old tape to margins.

Annotations include “For reproduction only. Do not mar the face of this print. Return to Light Gallery.” Stamps include “Light, 724 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10019. 212/582 6552.” The accompanying review of Siskind’s exhibition held c1976 at The Photographers Gallery, Melbourne, mentions his use of pre-Columbian sculpture in his imagery.

The Olmecs were the earliest known major civilization in Mexico, pre-dating the Mayans and Aztecs.

Item #CL191-151

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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