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American Prospects: Photographs

Sternfeld, Joel;Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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ISBN 10: 081291659X / ISBN 13: 9780812916591
Published by Times Books in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: American Prospects: Photographs

Publisher: Times Books in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: FIRST.

Book Type: Book

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First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine light beige linen cloth with title stamped in silver on spine and blind-stamped on front cover, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Joel Sternfeld. Introduction by Andy Grundberg. Afterword by Anne W. Tucker. Designed by Elissa Ichiyasu. 128 pp., with 55 four-color plates finely printed on Jupiter 143 gsm dull-coated paper in Italy by Amilcare Pizzi, S.p.A., Milan. 10-1/4 x 12-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. (New York: PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001), 260-261; cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göttingen, Germany: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, 2004), 338; cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006), 34-35.]

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Joel Sternfeld was born in New York City. His work has been extensively published and exhibited, most notably at The Museum of Modern Art in New York and The Art Institute in Chicago, and is included in numerous private and public collections in this count

Andy Grundberg Andy Grundberg has been writing about art and photography since 1974. He is currently the Director of The Friends of Photography in San Francisco.

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