Grosse Illusionen: Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky, Ed Ruscha (German Edition)
Publisher: Bonn and North Miami, Florida: Kunstmuseum Bonn and Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, 1999
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Very Good / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 110131
First (German) edition, first printing. Hardcover. Printed laminated paper-covered boards; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky and Edward Ruscha. Essays (in German) by Stefan Gronert, Diedrich Diederichsen and Ralph Rugoff. Includes a list of works, biographies and bibliographies. 120 pp., with 46 black-and-white plates, 39 four-color plates and numerous additional black-and-white illustrations. 9-5/8 x 11-7/8 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Kunstmuseum, Bonn.
Very Good (previous owner's ex libris stamp on the bottom text block and the front free endpaper, small bump to the upper right corner of the front board not affecting any pages, moderate surface and edge wear).
Exhibition catalogue featuring an extensive array of work by Demand, Gursky and Ruscha, organized along the theme of "Great Illusions," which argues how each artist's work suggests, then thwarts the search for photographic truth.