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Minus 60'000 Double Plate 4, 2006

Photograph

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Price
Framed
Edition of 40
$1,200
$1,590
  • No Frame
    • Two silver gelatin prints.
    • The quoted dimensions for this work are for the paper size for each individual print. The actual image size is 38" x 28" for each print.

    About The Work

    This double-plate photograph depicts the ruins of a bridge that once ran along the Siberian railroad, part of a body of work inspired by the work of Russian poet Joseph Brodsky, who spent seven years in a Siberian labor camp before defecting to the United States in 1972. Partially submerged in the snow, the dilapidated construction of wood and metal shown in the image marks the site of a mass grave interring prisoners who died during the railroad's construction. The title of the photograph refers to the estimated number of people buried in the grave. Almond was a voracious railroad enthusiast in his teenage years; here, the railroad becomes a subject of eerie beauty and unimaginable horror.

    About Darren Almond

    From The Magazine

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    • This work is final sale and not eligible for return.

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