Îles Malouines. 2009.
Gelatin silver print.
Monogrammed, dated and titled on the reverse. On photo paper. 37 x 51 cm (14.5 x 20 in). Sheet: 50,1 x 60,3 cm (19,7 x 23,7 in).
With the artist's blindstamp. [AW].
• Monumental shot from the GENESIS picture cycle.
• In his characteristic monochrome tones, Salgado immortalizes sublime scenes of nature, animals and people that have so far been spared the traces of the modern world.
• Impressive representation of the Patagonian gull, native to the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).
• Salgado is one of the world's most renowned social documentary photographers.
PROVENANCE: Private collection.
Private collection Brandenburg.
LITERATURE: Lélia Wanick, Salgado. Sebastião Salgado. Genesis, Cologne 2013, pp. 52f. (fig., variant)
Lempertz, Cologne, 1089th auction, Photography, May 31, 2017, cat. no. 186 (fig.).
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