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Michael Kenna: Monique's Kindergarten [SIGNED]

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3923922558
Condition: New / New
Item #: 101156



First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the title page by Kenna. Hardcover. Fine maroon cloth, with title debossed on front cover and spine, with dust jacket. Photographs by Michael Kenna. Introduction (in English and French) by John Bloom. Extensive interview (in English and German) with Monique Grund by John Bloom. Includes a list of plates and a brief descriptive text on Waldorf education. 112 pp. with 65 duotone plates. 9-7/8 x 9-7/8 inches. This first printing was limited to 5000 hardbound copies.


New in New dust jacket (opened only for signature).


From the publisher: "Monique's Kindergarten is a homage to childhood and a paean to the imaginative potential of children's play. Michael Kenna came to know the Waldorf kindergarten first as a parent, then as an artist who recognized in the stuff of the place an emblematic presentation of the spirit of childhood. In Kenna's photographs, one senses the re-experiencing of early childhood as a world in which fantasy and reality meet as equals in the chamber of the imagination. Introduction by John Bloom, interview with Monique Grund."