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Jeff Wall: Exposure

Publisher: Frankfurt, Germany and New York: Deutsche Bank and Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2007
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780892073696
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 106864



First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated stiff wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Jeff Wall. Essays by Jennifer Blessing and Katrin Blum. Includes an exhibition checklist and list of illustrations. 60 pp., with 18 four-color illustrations and 19 black-and-white illustrations. 12 x 10 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin.




From the publisher: "Jeff Wall: Exposure introduces four new large-scale black-and-white photographs by the Canadian artist Jeff Wall. Presented publicly for the first time in an accompanying special exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, this new work is shown alongside earlier pieces--both black-and-white photographs as well as transparencies mounted in light boxes--to create an ensemble that resonates formally and thematically. Wall has long been interested in the language of Realism, in the values and aesthetics of representing daily life. All of the pictures realistically portray desolate places and people in straitened circumstances typical of contemporary society. This focused catalogue, with essays by Guggenheim Museum Curator of Photography Jennifer Blessing and Katrin Blum, aptly demonstrates Wall's continuing interrogation of the history of photographic representation--here specifically the legacies of documentary photography and Neorealist film."