Publisher: München: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag, 2006
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / New
Item #: 105699
First edition, first printing. Limited slipcased edition of 100 hand-numbered copies, this being #88/100 (plate pasted on front free endpaper notes edition number), with a 8-5/16 x 6-13/16 inch original Type-C print, "St. Petersburg, Russia, 2004," image size 5-15/16 x 5-15/16 (numbered and signed in blue ink on verso by van Meene, print edition 100, printed in 2008 for this edition), in a separate blue-gray cloth portfolio for presentation. Both the book and photograph portfolio fit inside the larger blue-gray cloth slipcase. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered boards, with title printed in white and black on front cover and spine, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hellen van Meene. Essay (in English and German) by Els Barents. Includes an exhibition history and bibliography. Designed by Willem van Zoetendaal. 80 pp., with 41 four-color plates, beautifully printed by Passavia, Passau, from separations made by Nova Concept, Berlin. 10-5/8 x 8-1/2 inches. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Hellen van Meene: New Work at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam and Museum Folkwang, Essen.
New in publisher's original packaging (book, print and slipcase all in flawless, pristine condition).
From the publisher: "Dutch photographer Helen van Meene's new book features recent portraits of teenagers taken on trips across Europe, Japan, and the US. Her sensitively staged pictures reflect on puberty's difficult state between uneasiness and self-awakening."