Title: WALTER PFEIFFER: WELCOME ABOARD - Rare ...
Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland: Edition Patrick Frey, 2001
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
1st Printing. Signed. 164 pages. Published in 2001. Rare Walter Pfeiffer collectible set. A fine copy of "Welcome Aboard" Artist Book, signed by Walter Pfeiffer, with a brand-new copy of "Walter Pfeiffer" DVD. "Welcome Aboard": One of the greatest erotic art photography books of our time. Oversize-volume format. Pale gray hard boards with black titles embossed on spine, as issued. Photographs by Walter Pfeiffer. Essay by Martin Jaeggi. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Zurich, Switzerland to the highest standards. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents Walter Pfeiffer's "Welcome Aboard". A monograph, an Artist Book, and a photo-novel. Pfeiffer takes us on a long trip from suburban bliss to the horse race at Ascot, from wind-swept beaches to majestic mountaintops. Pfeiffer knows our dreams and artfully plays with them. In his portraits of beautiful men, Pfeiffer celebrates his quest for beauty and glamor with sophistication, irony, and wit. Pfeiffer leads us into a world between reality and reverie, snapshot and mise-en-scene. "The book is a photo album from Arcadia. With simple means, Pfeiffer creates intelligent and classic images of beauty and bliss, imbued with a wistful awareness of their artifice. Stylish, suggestive, and erotic, his images are an encyclopedia of desire" (Publisher's blurb). "Walter Pfeiffer" DVD: Presents three of the artist/photographer's classic short films, "Music for Millions", "Kawasaki Cut", and "The Plaza". All of the films were produced in conjunction with the book and released as a Limited Edition. An absolute "must-have" set for Walter Pfeiffer collectors. This copy of "Welcome Aboard" is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Walter Pfeiffer. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. It comes with a brand-new copy of the "Walter Pfeiffer" Limited Edition DVD. This title is a great erotic art photography book. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy (with DVD) of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, pristine beauties. A rare signed set thus. 113 color, 104 black-and-white plates. One of the finest artist/photographers of our time. A fine collectible set. (SEE ALSO OTHER WALTER PFEIFFER TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 3905509326. Bookseller Inventory # 11195
Synopsis: Walter Pfeiffer, whose work in the 1970s and 1980s prefigured many of the decisive developments in contemporary art today, is a classic artist's artist. Famous and beloved among art aficionados, Pfeiffer almost has been forgotten by the public at large. Now it's time to discover him, as his images seem more timely than ever. """"Welcome Aboard! Photographs 1980 -- 2000"""" is both a monograph on Pfeiffer's photographic work and an artist's book, a photo-novel all of its own. Pfeiffer takes you on a long trip from suburban bliss to the horse race at Ascot, from wind-swept beaches to majestic mountaintops. Pfeiffer knows our dreams and artfully plays with them. In his still-lifes, landscapes, and portraits of beautiful boys and mischievous women, Pfeiffer celebrates his quest for beauty and glamour with sophistication, irony, and wit. Pfeiffer leads you into a world between reality and reverie, snapshot and mise-en-scène. The book is a photo album from Arcadia. With simple means Pfeiffer creates intelligent and classic images of beauty and bliss, imbued with a wistful awareness of their artifice. Stylish, suggestive, and erotic, his images are an encyclopedia of desire.
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