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Maria Friberg
(1966-)

"Almost there #2", 2000

Signed Maria Friberg and numbered 4/6 on verso. Total edition of 6 + 2 AP. Cibachrome, silicone and glass 120 x 150 cm.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

70 000 - 90 000 SEK

6 604 - 8 491 EUR

Hammer price: 
100 000 SEK
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Provenance

Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm.

Exhibitions

Serien "Almost there" har ställts ut på flertalet utställningar i Sverige och utlandet, bland annat på:
Moderna museet, Stockholm och Charlottenborg, Köpenhamn, "Organising Freedom", 2000.
Norrköpings konstmuseum, 2001.
NIKOLAJ Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, "Maskuliniteter", 3 november – 30 december 2001.
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, "Boys are Us", 26 januari - 13 april 2008.
Fotografiska, Stockholm, "In Flux", 14 september - 14 oktober 2012.
Passagen konsthall, Linköping, "Between solitude and belonging", september 2013.
Bohusläns museum, Uddevalla, "Maria Friberg", 1 februari - 6 april 2014.

Literature

Maria Friberg e.a, "Maria Friberg", 2005, compare pl. 11.
Maria Friberg e.a, "Maria Friberg", 2015, compare p. 62 and 63.

Related content

This photo by Maria Friberg is part of the series "Almost there" from 2000. It is a suite of five different pictures with similar motifs of men in suits floating around the pool's water. With an unusually strong symbolism, Friberg has explored in several projects what it means to be a man. Friberg worked with the series just when the IT boom was about to enter a new phase that eventually led to the so-called IT crash. In March 2000, the bubble burst and caused major financial losses. In her photo series "Almost there" Friberg has succeeded in illustrating the chaos that the costumed young entrepreneurs and investors suddenly found themselves in.

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