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John Gossage: There and Gone [SIGNED]

Publisher: Berlin: Nazraeli Press, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3923922493
Condition: New / New
Item #: 101600

$150.00

Specifics

First edition, first and only printing. Signed in black ink on the first page by Gossage. Hardcover. Paper-covered boards, with dust jacket. Text and photographs by John Gossage and an interview (in English and German) with John Gossage by Thomas Weski, in a separate 16-page insert. 160 pp. with 120 duotone plates. 10-3/4 x 8-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of a traveling exhibition at the Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany and The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago. Out of print. Scarce.

Condition

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

Description

From the publisher: "There and Gone focuses on the topographical contradiction of one structure being laid upon another, and the way one looks (and is seen) across the resulting borders. Using surveillance film and telephoto lenses, Gossage photographed the double border between San Diego and Mexico: the one of politics -- fences, footprints and dirt paths -- and the one of geography, where the land meets the sea. Omitting those characteristics normally used in the identification of individuals, Gossage draws attention to what can be communicated through posture, gestures, and the placement of an individual in a crowd."