John Humble (born 1944); The Los Angeles River from Gage Avenue, Bell;

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Lot 3
John Humble
(born 1944)
The Los Angeles River from Gage Avenue, Bell

Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
John Humble (born 1944)
The Los Angeles River from Gage Avenue, Bell, 2001
Chromogenic print, signed, titled, dated and numbered '1/15' in the margin.
31 x 39 1/2in (78.7 x 100.3cm)
sheet 42 x 50in (106.7 x 127cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    With Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles.

    After peripatetic beginnings as the member of a military family, followed by a stint in Vietnam as war correspondent for The Washington Post, John Humble settled in Los Angeles. His desire to capture "the incongruities and ironies of the urban landscape" he found there has resulted in a compelling body of work describing the power lines, freeways, thrift stores and dry riverbeds of his adopted city and its environs.

    Please see lots 33, 54, 60, 84, 88 and 104 for other examples of Humble's work in this sale.
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