Bill Burke: Destrukto (Howard Yezerski Gallery) [SIGNED & STAMPED]
Publisher: Boston: Sabbatical Press, in association with Howard Yezerski Gallery, 2011
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 108006
First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink opposite plate 2 by Burke, with his personal 'Actual Signature' stamp added. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Bill Burke. Includes a list of plates. Designed by Matt Ralph / Plainspoke. Unpaginated (20 pp.), with 12 four-color plates and 1 black-and-white plate printed using stochastic plate imaging, on heavy coated paper by J. S. McCarthy. 8-3/4 x 7-1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 1000 copies. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston.
Channelling Harold Edgerton, Burke here photographs objects--cameras, computer monitors, full cans of beer--being shot by a bullet. The results are darkly comic, yet remain strangely beautiful ruminations on the act of destruction.