Artwork by John Massey,  Faux Install Photo (3); Faux Install Photo (4)

John Massey
Faux Install Photo (3); Faux Install Photo (4)

two gelatin silver prints
each signed, titled, dated ‘98-’99 and editioned “II/II” in the lower margin

15.75 x 19.75 ins ( 40 x 50.2 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Price Realized $1,534.00
Sale date: June 2nd 2020

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto

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John Massey

John Massey was born in 1950 in Toronto, where he is currently based. One of Canada’s most prominent contemporary artists, he has exhibited his work nationally and internationally since 1979. Selected exhibitions include Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971 - 1989, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2017); Looking Out and Looking In: A Selection of Contemporary Photography, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (2013); Envisioning Buildings, Reflecting Architecture in Contemporary Art Photography, MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Vienna (2012); Yesterday’s Tomorrows, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (2010); and Beyond Cinema: The Art of Projection, Hamburger Banhof, Berlin (2006). Massey’s work resides in institutional collections such as the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; the Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal; The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; the Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto; as well as numerous international private and corporate collections.