Photography Vol. 1- Museum Edition
Price : $15,000
Volume I focuses on the “transcendent vision” of 15 major contemporary photographers, illustrated here in richly printed hand-pulled photogravure. Volume I also contains a woodcut by the late Leonard Baskin. Writers include Pulitzer Prize winning poet Richard Wilbur; prize-winning novelists Ann Beattie and Robert Olen Butler; poet and critic Dana Gioia; Harvard professors and award winning historians John Stilgoe and John Stauffer; and Wales’ great poet, the late R. S. Thomas, among many others.
Journal of Contemporary Photography Vol. 1- Museum Edition Museum Edition consists of 50 numbered copies Signed by every artist. Bound in Moroccan Goatskin and Japanese silk
15 bound, handpulled photogravures 1 Woodcut and 32 tritone plates. An additional portfolio of 15, signed, unbound and self-standing photogravures cased in a basswood portfolio box
These images are identical to the ones that appear in the bound book, but are free standing and signed allowing the collector the opportunity to frame and display all the fine prints included in the volume.
This beautiful 2 box set, part of a series from 21st Editions, is offered here in AS NEW condition.
This is the FIRST and ONLY PRINTING and is a SOLD-OUT EDITION.
THE MUSEUM EDITION IS SIGNED on the limitation page by the Artists featured: Bernard Faucon, Michael Kenna, Luis González Palma, Keith Carter, Holly Wright, Sandy Skoglund, Mark Klett, Jock Sturges, Duane Michals, Ernestine Rubin, Patrick Mailly-Maître-Grand, Willie Middlebrook, John Metoyer, Olivia Parker, Steven Albahari and Leonard Baskin, who contributes an independent woodblock PRINT. Contributing writers: John Wood, Steven Albahari, Leonard Baskin, Frederick Turner, Jahn Stauffer, John Bennette, Christopher Mahoney, John Stilgoe, A.D. Coleman, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Paul Zimmer, Duane Michals, Robert Olen Butler, Amy Fleury, Ann Beattie, Daile Kaplan, Dana Gioia, Thomas W. Southall, Rixon Reed, John Stevenson, Denise Bethel and Lance Speer. Poems by Richard Wilbur, Morri Creech, Raúl Peschiera, Kevin Meaux and R. S. Thomas. From the publisher: “Volume I focuses on the ‘transcendent vision’ of 15 major contemporary photographers, illustrated here in richly printed hand-pulled photogravure. Volume I also contains a woodcut by the late Leonard Baskin. Writers include Pulitzer Prize winning poet Richard Wilbur; prize-winning novelists Ann Beattie and Robert Olen Butler; poet and critic Dana Gioia; Harvard professors and award winning historians John Stilgoe and John Stauffer; and Wales’ great poet, the late R. S. Thomas, among many others. This incredible book is a hardcover bound in Japanese silk with a spine of burgundy quarter Morocco goatskin. It is encased in a handmade basswood box, also covered in black silk, measuring 17 x 14.75 inches. There are 218 pages, containing 15 hand-pulled photogravures produced by Jon Goodman Photogravure. It also includes 32 additional tritone plates printed on Mohawk Superfine matt art paper by The Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. Features biographical notes on each Artist. The book itself measures 15.25 x 13.75 inches. The 15 self standing signed photogravures are encased in a handmade basswood box, also covered in black silk, measuring 17 x 14.75 inches.
Published by 21st Editions, South Dennis, Massachusetts / Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc., Brewster, Massachusetts, 1998
BOOK 1 – PRINT SIZE 13 ¼” X 15 1/8”
IMAGE SIZES see below
Keith Carter 7 ¾ X 7 ¾
Luis Gonzales Palma 6 ¼ X 6 1/2
LE PETIT BUDDHA
Bernard Faucon 7 ¾ X 8
SIR JOHN’S HERSCHEL DREAM
John Metoyer 7 X 9 1/8
PORTRAITS OF MY PEOPLE, SERIES IMAGE #542
Willie Robert Middlebrook 7 ½ X 9
QUIXOTE’S GIANTS, STUDY #2
Michael Kenna 7 ¾ X 8
MY POOR LEFT HAND
Ernestine Reuben 8 ¼ X 5 1/2
ALL THINGS MELLOW IN THE MIND
Duane Michals 8 ¼ X 5 1/4
Patrick Bailly-Maitre-Grand 8 ¾ X 4 1/4
Steve Albahari 8 ¼ X 6 1/2
UNTITLED, FROM VANITY
Holly Wright 6 ¼ X 6 1/2
Olivia Parker 6 ¾ X 8 3/4
HANNEKE, VIERLINSGBEECK, THE NETHERLANDS 1995
Jock Sturges 8 ¼ X 6 1/2
NATHALIE THROWING ROCKS, ARAVAIPA CANYON
Mark Klett 8 ¼ X 6 1/4
WALKING ON EGGSHELLS 8 ¼ X 6 1/2