Aug 19, 2021 - Sale 2578

Sale 2578 - Lot 207

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500

MARK MORRISROE (1959-1989)

Unique Polaroid, the image measuring 95.3x73 mm; 3 3/4x2 7/8 inches, the sheet slightly larger, with Morrisroe's Estate hand stamp with Pat Hearn's signature, the dates, and numeric notation 117, in ink, on verso. Circa 1981.

Additional Details

Acquired from Pat Hearn; to the Present Owner.

Mark Morrisroe was a performance artist and photographer involved with the Boston punk movement of the 1970s and 1980s, and described by Nan Goldin as "Boston's first punk." His Polaroids are autobiographical and diaristic in nature, including self-portraits and intimate images of friends and lovers.