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    lot 273 — Ben de Biel, DER KUSS (2012)

sold in slot The Next Black in auction Chapter 3
Concluded. 2021/9/4, 3 pm to 6 pm
auction finished. artworks are no longer visible for licensing reasons.

minimum price   500 €
price estimate   700 €
sale price   500 €

size   50 x 60 cm
signature   Ja
frame   Ja
provenience   Artist
condition   Neu
technique   Print Hahnemühle fine art baryta

Ben is a photographer, artist and artistic director of various theater and art projects in Berlin. He was the mastermind at Club MARIA Am Ostbahnhof and has worked for and with the ELEKTRONAUTEN, R.A.M.M., EIMER and RITTER BUTZKE, among others. He is a member of the photo agency BOBSAIRPORT, which has released successful publications such as BERLIN WONDERLAND and BERLIN-HEARTBEATS.

In 2019 BERLIN TAXI was published by Bobsairport / St. Lucia Gallery of Conversations, from which this motif is also taken. It features photos taken by Ben during his morning trips home. Only upon closer inspection do you realize that the blurred background contrasts with a kissing mouth that is on the cab window ...

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