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The Last Day of Summer: Photographs by Jock Sturges

Sturges, Jock (photographs); Phillips, Jayne Anne (essay)

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ISBN 10: 0893814946 / ISBN 13: 9780893814946
Published by Aperture, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth; dust jacket; 4to; pp. 96. Signed by Sturges on the title-page. Bookseller Inventory # D11922

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Title: The Last Day of Summer: Photographs by Jock ...

Publisher: Aperture

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Synopsis:

The photographs of Jock Sturges are the record of people he cherishes: mothers and daughters, friends, children. Before his 8X10 camera, they show their relationship not only one to another, but also of the inner self to the world. Magical in their detail, these images are a collaboration of trust and admiration between artist and subject. Jayne Anne Phillip's compelling prose both illuminates the photographs and explores the unending sensuality and complexity of the bond between mother and child.

About the Author:

Jock Sturges received a B.A. in Perceptual Psychology and Photography from Marlboro College in Vermont and an M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute. He has exhibited widely in the United States as well as in France and Japan. His photographs are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

Jayne Anne Phillips has received two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a Guggenheim fellowship. She is the author of Black Tickets (1979), Fast Lanes (1987), and MotherKind (2000).

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