ANDRE KERTESZ: OBSERVATIONS, THOUGHTS, REFLECTIONS - Rare Pristine/Shrinkwrapped Copy of The Limited Edition
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1st Printing. 128 pages. Published in 2005. Memorial Exhibition Monograph. One of the best exhibition monographs ever published on Andre Kertesz. Limited Edition of 900 copies. There is no ISBN. The Limited Edition is now scarce. A brilliant production by The Stephen Daiter Gallery and David W. Williams: Oversize-volume format. Gray cloth boards with facsimile of Andre Kertesz's signature embossed on cover and silver titles embossed on spine, as issued. Photographs by Andre Kertesz. Introduction by Stephen Daiter. Essay-Contributions by various scholars, colleagues, artists, curators, photographers, friends, and collectors. Checklist, References, Essay Index, and Acknowledgments appended at the end. Printed on pristine-white, Mohawk Superfine stock paper by Meridian Printing Greenwich in the United States to the highest standards. In publisher's original shrinkwrap. In pictorial DJ with white titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at the Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago from March 11 through May 28, 2005. Presents "Andre Kertesz: Observations, Thoughts, Reflections". One of the most moving and singular tributes to the art of Andre Kertesz. Twenty-seven contributors were invited to choose their favorite Kertesz photograph, and then to write about it. These are not self-indulgent, lazy pieces. As Daiter notes, the vintage images assembled showcase Kertesz's visual sensibility and genius. "Some of the photographs are Classically familiar while others are refeshingly obscure. Each of the contributors shared his or her time and talents enthusiastically. The juxtaposition of image with text resulted in a sparkling mixture of memory, emotion, and scholarship" (Publisher's blurb). Some of the contributors include Katherine Bang, Paul Berlanga, Keith Davis, Willem Diepraam, John Gossage, Robert Gurbo, Martin Parr, Sylvia Plachy, Gary Schneider, David Travis, and seventeen other "testimonees" to Andre Kertesz's greatness. To honor Kertesz with observations, thoughts, and reflections is to honor him at the deepest level: He was a great artist because he was a conscious dreamer. This is the third in a trilogy of books on Andre Kertesz by Stephen Daiter Gallery, a culmination that began with "The Mirror As Muse" and was followed by "New York State of Mind". An absolute "must-have" title for Andre Kertesz collectors. This title is now collectible. This is one of few copies of the Limited Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies available online have serious flaws. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare copy thus. 27 plates. Andre Kertesz's "Day of Paris" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ANDRE KERTESZ TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). Bookseller Inventory # 16114
Title: ANDRE KERTESZ: OBSERVATIONS, THOUGHTS, ...
Publisher: Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2005
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: 1st Edition.
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