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Publisher: Portland, Oregon: Nazraeli Press, 2010
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / New
Item #: 107746
IMPORTANT NOTE: These publications are only available in the complete limited edition series of 36 total titles in six Sets (items 107746, 108056, 109664, 109822, 110463 and 112341). Individual titles or Sets will not be sold separately (no exceptions will be made to this policy).
SHIPPING NOTE: Due to size and weight, additional shipping fees apply (calculated at checkout).
Volume One: Anthony Hernandez: East Baltimore. Includes a 14 x 11-inch archival pigmented inkjet print (image size: 10-1/8 x 10-inches). Photographs by Anthony Hernandez. Introduction by Judith Freeman. Unpaginated, with 16 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052945.
Volume Two: Todd Hido: Motel Club. Includes a 14 x 11-inch Type-C print (image size: 10-1/4 x 10-1/2-inches). Photographs by Todd Hido. Essay by Geoff Dyer. Includes an index of models. Designed by Daya Karam and Gigi Obrecht, San Francisco. Unpaginated, with 20 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052952.
Volume Three: Raymond Meeks: Amwell. Includes a 14 x 11-inch gelatin silver print (image size: 8-7/8 x 6-3/4-inches). Photographs by Raymond Meeks. Unpaginated, with 10 black-and-white plates and 10 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052969.
Volume Four: Martin Parr: Machu Picchu. Includes an 11 x 14-inch archival pigmented inkjet print (image size: 8-5/8 x 13-inches). Photographs and text by Martin Parr. Unpaginated, with 23 four-color plates. ISBN: 9781590052976.
Volume Five: Toshio Shibata: Expressway, 1986. Includes an 11 x 14-inch gelatin silver print (image size: 6-3/8 x 7-7/8-inches). Photographs and text by Toshio Shibata. Unpaginated, with 24 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 9781590052983.
Volume Six: Mark Steinmetz: The Ancient Tigers of My Neighborhood. Includes a 14 x 11-inch gelatin silver print (image size: 11-7/8 x 9-inches). Photographs by Mark Steinmetz. Unpaginated, with 33 black-and-white plates. ISBN: 9781590052990.
New in publisher's original packaging.
ABOUT THE SERIES: Published over a seven-year period, the Six by Six Series includes limited edition books and prints by some of the most important contemporary photographers working today.
2010-2016. First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies, and 36 artist's proofs, all of which were given to the 36 participating "Six by Six" artists. Each Set (of six Sets) is comprised of six volumes, each with an original, signed and numbered print (Type-C print, gelatin silver print, platinum print or archival pigmented inkjet print) on 11 x 14-inch paper (image sizes vary) laid into the book in an archival protective clear polyester film (Mylar) sleeve. The six volumes and accompanying prints are contained in a custom black Japanese cloth-covered slipcase, with the series title debossed on one side.
Each of the volumes shares the following format: Hardcover. Fine Japanese cloth-covered boards, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Each book is signed and numbered on a small printed paper tipped in a debossed area of the book's rear cover. Unpaginated, with approximately 24 black-and-white (a special viscous "Daido black" ink and varnish are used) or four-color offset plates (varies between 16 and 33 plates), exquisitely printed on Nazraeli's special exclusive heavyweight Japanese paper. 15 x 12 inches. [All six Sets share this same design and format, and are housed in matching slipcases.]
SIX BY SIX SETS:
SET ONE (released in 2010) featured Anthony Hernandez, Todd Hido, Raymond Meeks, Martin Parr, Toshio Shibata and Mark Steinmetz.
SET TWO (released in 2011) featured Joe Deal, Tanya Marcuse, Joe Mills, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth and Risaku Suzuki.
SET THREE (released in 2012) featured William Christenberry, Eduardo Del Valle & Mirta Gómez, John Divola, Daido Moriyama, Karin Apollonia Müller and Carrie Mae Weems.
SET FOUR (released in 2012) featured Robert Adams, Edward Burtynsky, Kenro Izu, Catherine Opie and Doug Rickard.
SET FIVE (released in 2014) featured Jo Ann Callis, Thomas Demand, Kikuji Kawada, Michael Kenna, Richard Misrach and Andrea Modica.
SET SIX (released in 2016) featured Roger Ballen, Mike Brodie, Jim Goldberg, Katy Grannan, Idris Khan and Marilyn Minter.
From the publisher: "Nazraeli Press is pleased to announce an important new series of limited edition photography books. "Six by Six" comprises 36 titles, published in six sets of six titles each, over a [four] year period. Each title in the series is limited to 100 hand-numbered copies, printed on our exclusive heavyweight Japanese paper and bound in Japanese cloth. Each book contains a separate exhibition-quality original print, numbered and signed by the artist, on 11 x 14 inch paper. The first set of six titles, listed below, will be available in November 2010. The hardcover, oversized (12 x 15-inch) books and accompanying prints are contained in a custom-made slipcase. The second set of six titles will be published in Spring 2011, with the remaining four sets published at approximately [8-month] intervals. The current price is $6,000 per Set (six books/prints at $1,000 each), which will increase as the edition sells out. Subscribers to the first set will automatically receive subsequent sets for the same price that they paid for the first. The first set of six titles is comprised of the following: Anthony Hernandez, "East Baltimore"; Todd Hido, "Motel Club"; Raymond Meeks, "Amwell"; Martin Parr, "Machu Picchu"; Toshio Shibata, "Expressways 1986"; Mark Steinmetz, "Ancient Tigers of my Neighborhood". Availability and price levels are strictly on a first come, first served basis."