Publisher: Portland, Oregon: Nazraeli Press, 2010
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / New
Item #: 107746
IMPORTANT NOTE: These publications are only available in this complete limited edition subscription series (i.e., trade editions will not be printed). Individual titles or Sets will not be sold separately (all titles are only available through a Subscription for the full Series; no exceptions will be made to this policy).
SUBSCRIPTION: An order for one Set requires purchase of all six Sets in the Series to be published over a five-year period from 2010-2015. By subscribing to the Series, you are committing to purchase all six Sets over the four-year period they will be released. Should you decide to cancel your subscription at any time, you must offer the Sets you purchased back to us for a full refund of the purchase price (assuming they are in Mint condition). Future Sets will be released approximately every 9-12 months (Set Six will be released in Spring 2015).
PRICING & EDITION NUMBER: Please inquire for current pricing (promotional discounts do not apply). Subscribers will automatically receive subsequent Sets for the same price. Each Subscription order will be filled with the same edition number for all six sets. RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you become dissatisfied with the series (through the first three Sets of 18 titles) and would like to return it, we will purchase back your complete Series to-date through March 2012 (the first 3 of 6 Sets published), provided all Sets were purchased directly from us and are in As New condition.
Please inquire for more information. Sets One through Five (items 107746, 108056, 109664, 109822, 110463) can ship immediately, or we can arrange a flexible plan that spreads out purchases of the Sets over time.
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ABOUT THE SERIES: Over a five-year period, the Six by Six Series will include editions by some of the most important contemporary photographers working today (please contact us for additional information regarding artists planned for future Sets). First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies, and 36 artist's proofs, all of which will be given to the 36 participating "Six by Six" artists. Each Set (of six Sets) is comprised of six volumes, each with an original, signed and numbered print (Type-C print, gelatin silver print, platinum print or archival pigmented inkjet print) on 11 x 14-inch paper (image sizes vary) laid into the book in an archival protective clear polyester film (Mylar) sleeve. The six volumes and accompanying prints are contained in a custom black Japanese cloth-covered slipcase, with the series title debossed on one side.
Each of the volumes shares the following format: Hardcover. Fine Japanese cloth-covered boards, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Each book will be signed and numbered on a small printed paper, which will be tipped in a debossed area of the book's rear cover. Unpaginated, with approximately 24 black-and-white (a special viscous "Daido black" ink and varnish are used) or four-color offset plates (varies between 16 and 33 plates), exquisitely printed on Nazraeli's special exclusive heavyweight Japanese paper. 15 x 12 inches. [All six Sets will share this same design and format, and will be housed in matching slipcases.]
SET ONE: Volume one: Anthony Hernandez: East Baltimore. Includes a 14 x 11-inch archival pigmented inkjet print (image size: 10-1/8 x 10-inches). Photographs by Anthony Hernandez. Introduction by Judith Freeman. Unpaginated, with 16 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052945. Volume Two: Todd Hido: Motel Club. Includes a 14 x 11-inch Type-C print (image size: 10-1/4 x 10-1/2-inches). Photographs by Todd Hido. Essay by Geoff Dyer. Includes an index of models. Designed by Daya Karam and Gigi Obrecht, San Francisco. Unpaginated, with 20 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052952. Volume Three: Raymond Meeks: Amwell. Includes a 14 x 11-inch gelatin silver print (image size: 8-7/8 x 6-3/4-inches). Photographs by Raymond Meeks. Unpaginated, with 10 black-and-white plates and 10 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052969. Volume Four: Martin Parr: Machu Picchu. Includes an 11 x 14-inch archival pigmented inkjet print (image size: 8-5/8 x 13-inches). Photographs and text by Martin Parr. Unpaginated, with 23 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052976. Volume Five: Toshio Shibata: Expressway, 1986. Includes an 11 x 14-inch gelatin silver print (image size: 6-3/8 x 7-7/8-inches). Photographs and text by Toshio Shibata. Unpaginated, with 24 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 9781590052983. Volume Six: Mark Steinmetz: The Ancient Tigers of My Neighborhood. Includes a 14 x 11-inch gelatin silver print (image size: 11-7/8 x 9-inches). Photographs by Mark Steinmetz. Unpaginated, with 33 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 9781590052990.
SIX BY SIX ARTISTS: SET ONE (released in November 2010) featured: Anthony Hernandez, Todd Hido, Raymond Meeks, Martin Parr, Toshio Shibata and Mark Steinmetz. SET TWO (released in July 2011) featured: Joe Deal, Tanya Marcuse, Joe Mills, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth and Risaku Suzuki. SET THREE (released in February 2012) featured: William Christenberry, Eduardo Del Valle & Mirta Gómez, John Divola, Daido Moriyama, Karin Apollonia Müller and Carrie Mae Weems. SET FOUR (released in December 2012) featured: Robert Adams, Edward Burtynsky, Kenro Izu, Catherine Opie and Doug Rickard. SET FIVE: Jo Ann Callis, Thomas Demand, Kikuji Kawada, Michael Kenna, Richard Misrach and Andrea Modica. The final SET SIX, planned for release by winter 2015-2016, will include Roger Ballen, Katy Grannan, Idris Khan and Jim Goldberg (the last two artists are yet to be determined).
From the publisher: "Nazraeli Press is pleased to announce an important new series of limited edition photography books. "Six by Six" comprises 36 titles, published in six sets of six titles each, over a [four] year period. Each title in the series is limited to 100 hand-numbered copies, printed on our exclusive heavyweight Japanese paper and bound in Japanese cloth. Each book contains a separate exhibition-quality original print, numbered and signed by the artist, on 11 x 14 inch paper. The first set of six titles, listed below, will be available in November 2010. The hardcover, oversized (12 x 15-inch) books and accompanying prints are contained in a custom-made slipcase. The second set of six titles will be published in Spring 2011, with the remaining four sets published at approximately [8-month] intervals. The current price is $6,000 per Set (six books/prints at $1,000 each), which will increase as the edition sells out. Subscribers to the first set will automatically receive subsequent sets for the same price that they paid for the first. The first set of six titles is comprised of the following: Anthony Hernandez, "East Baltimore"; Todd Hido, "Motel Club"; Raymond Meeks, "Amwell"; Martin Parr, "Machu Picchu"; Toshio Shibata, "Expressways 1986"; Mark Steinmetz, "Ancient Tigers of my Neighborhood". Availability and price levels are strictly on a first come, first served basis."