“IN A NUTSHELL, SISKIND COULD BE SAID TO REPRESENT THE ABSTRACT STRAIN OF 1950S ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY” (PARR & BADGER)
SISKIND, Aaron. Homage to Franz Kline. Pepperell, Massachusetts, 1989. Signed limited first edition, number five of only 40 portfolios issued (total of 54 copies including four artist’s proofs), with six striking exhibition-size photogravures printed from the original negatives in tribute to Siskind’s close friend Franz Kline, each plate loose as issued and signed below the image by Siskind, who “could be said to have influenced Kline as much as Kline influenced him” (New York Times), in original portfolio. $6000.