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Personal Exposures

Erwitt, Elliott

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ISBN 10: 0393026167 / ISBN 13: 9780393026160
Published by W. W. Norton, 1988
Condition: Very Good
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0393026167 Signed by author 0393026167 Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Very Good) Cloth, 29 cm, 255 pp, black & white photographic plates throughout. SIGNED by Erwitt on title page. A very good copy in Mylar-protected dust jacket. Library stamps inside. Bookseller Inventory # 74173

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Title: Personal Exposures

Publisher: W. W. Norton

Publication Date: 1988

Book Condition:Very Good

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Elliott Erwitt’s eye for humor catches at the same time the subtle hint of tragedy.

Seeing what few others see, and capturing it for all of us, is the essence of Personal Exposures. For this volume Elliott painstakingly culled the work of a lifetime, rediscovering prints he had not seen in years and creating a unified whole that reflects a consistent, mature vision of photography and humanity. Here are men, women, and children in off-guard moments; old people; little girls hamming it up; and even various dogs, who have their own preoccupations. The pictures reflect a lifetime of humorous, ironic observation and sensitivity to the human condition. 248 duotone photographs

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Elliott Erwitt has been a member of Magnum, the famed photojournalist's cooperative, for almost forty years. His photographs have been published and exhibited extensively on every continent, at such museums as the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art, the Kunsthaus in Zurich, and the Chicago Art Institute. His books include Personal Exposures, On the Beach, and To the Dots. He lives in New York City.

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