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A leading photographer, bestselling author and prize-winning designer lend their visions and voices to this unique collaboration. When renowned Hiroshi Sugimoto was invited to photograph the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, his attention immediately focused on an immense steel sculpture, Richard Serra's Joe, one of the artist's torqued spirals, which occupies a small courtyard of the museum. Joe allows viewers to walk in through a narrow passage between towering, sloping walls. The path leads to a surprising central space from which only the curving steel walls and the sky are visible. Combining extremely soft light and blurred darkness, Sugimoto's pictures in this book capture the elliptical nature of Serra's piece. His images are complemented by the words of Jonathan Safran Foer, whose affecting prose poem - about an "average Joe" experiencing the circular passage of time - echoes, without directly referencing, Serra's sculpture. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto, this beautiful, large-format book features tritone reproductions printed on luxurious uncoated stock. The result is an eloquent and visually arresting commentary on time, impermanence, and memory.
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Book Description Condition: Good. This book has light wear throughout and makes a perfect reading copy. Dust jacket may be missing. May have inscription/personalization. Stock photo may be different from actual cover. Seller Inventory # 4EKGY30005WE
Book Description The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. Condition: Very Good, Very Good. 2006. FOLIO, B/W Photos, Hardcover Hardcover in dust jacket. Crisp red cloth boards. Text/photo pages are crisp and clean. Hiroshi Sugimoto's photos of Joe, the Richard Serra torqued spiral sculpture at the Joseph Pulitzer Foundation with text by Jonathan Foer. Very nice black and grey dust jacket shows some light scuffing and has been placed in new protective mylar. Always carefully wrapped and shipped in cardboard boxes to protect your purchase. Seller Inventory # 039765
Book Description The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts / Prestel, St. Louis, Missouri, 2006. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Folio. Out of Print. Shelfwear to DJ: light scuffing along edges and covers, some light scratches on covers. DJ in mylar. Light tanning along page edges. Tightly bound, no marks. Volume is in Very Good condition. Seller Inventory # 51343
Book Description Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0971464839