Title: GARY SCHNEIDER: JOHN IN SIXTEEN PARTS - Rare...
Publisher: Worcester, MA: Mercantile Printing Of Worcester/Stephen Daiter Gallery, 1997
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: None, As Issued
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
1st Printing. Signed. Unpaginated. Published in 1997. Artist Book. The artist/photographer's breakthrough debut collection. Limited Edition of 210 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with the Softcover Edition, which was published simultaneously with it. The Limited Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Gary Schneider: Regular-sized volume format. Black cloth boards with silver titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Gary Schneider. There is no text. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Published on the occasion of the landmark exhibition of the same name held at the Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago in 1997. Presents Gary Schneider's "John In Sixteen Parts". Extreme close-ups of the model John Erdman's various body parts (of his face), lovingly, probingly, and "scientifically" photographed by Gary Schneider (Erdman is the artist/photographer's longtime companion). Both the concept and its realization are brilliant, resulting in imagery that is strikingly original, "Conceptual" photography that is imagined rather than conceived, the work of an artist/photographer who has somehow given us a rare glimpse into the human soul, in all its beauty, pain, and "materiality", through photographs of the human body. An absolute "must-have" title for Gary Schneider collectors. This copy is one of the Hardcover Limited Edition of 210 copies, indicated/numbered as such on the Front Limitation Page, and it is very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed in pencil by Gary Schneider. In addition, it is also very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed in pencil by John Erdman, who was not supposed to sign any copies at all. This title is a contemporary art photography classic. As far as we know, this is the only such double-signed copy of the Hardcover Limited Edition available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: The other copy is also from us. A rare signed copy thus. 16 plates. One of the most brilliant artist/photographers of our time. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER GARY SCHNEIDER TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1887593063. Bookseller Inventory # 19912
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