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John Divola: Isolated Houses (First Printing) [SIGNED]

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, 2000
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3923922809
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 109881

$350.00

Specifics

First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the title page by Divola. Hardcover. Fine dark blue linen cloth, with title blind-stamped on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by John Divola. Essay by Jan Tumlir. 48 pp. with 30 four-color plates, and 4 additional black and white illustrations. 12 x 11-1/4 inches. This first edition was limited to 1000 hardbound copies. Scarce first printing.

Condition

Fine in Fine dust jacket.

Description

From the publisher: "Los Angeles is a centrifugal city, fundamentally American in its tendency toward the periphery. Isolated Houses focuses on the urban sprawl's outer frontier. Here, 150 miles outside the city, the built environment comprises a handful of rudimentary structures, isolated cubes at the edge of the infinite plane of the desert. The dwellings that dot the landscape seem temporary and toylike, but are the center of these photographs, the reason for their being."