Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, 2000
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 100154
First edition, first printing. Signed in black marker on the half-title page by Roberts. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with tipped-in color plate and debossed title on cover, no dust jacket as issued. Introduction by T.D. Mobley-Martinez and essays by Robert Wilson and Steve Yates. 80 pp. with 60 four-color plates and 3 black and white and color reference illustrations. 11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches. Out of print.
New in publisher's shrink-wrap (slit open for signature).
From the publisher: "Roberts' odyssey with the painted photograph began in the mid-1970s. She found that painting over a slick photographic surface, she was able to manipulate the paint -- scrape it, scratch it, even wipe it away -- with the luxury of never losing the underlying image. A modern pioneer of the method, Roberts ups the ante with an understanding of human dynamics just short of psychic and a technique that appears unstudied, but is in fact, quietly accomplished. The combination results in a deeply resonant imagemaking, both haunting and profound."