Publisher: Wolfsburg, Germany: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, in association with Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Germany, 1998
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Very Good / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 110419
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated laminated paper-covered boards, with a 5-1/4-inch orange obi (Japanese wrap-around band) printed with title in black and white; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Andreas Gursky. Includes plates of all the works from January 1994 to December 1997 and a 20 pp. laid-in booklet (same dimensions as the book) with text (in German and English), and 55 black and white reference illustrations, featuring correspondence between Gursky and curator Veit Görner, an essay by Annelie Lütgens, a biography, exhibition history and bibliography. Edited by Uta Grosenick. Additional texts (in English and German) by Gijs van Tuyl and an interview with Andreas Gursky by Lieber Veit (in English and German). Designed by Gerard Hatters BLH, Rotterdam. Unpaginated (84 pp.), with 42 four-color plates (one plate to each sheet) beautifully printed by Dr. Cantz'sche Druckerei, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany. 12-13/16 x 13-5/8 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1998 Andreas Gursky: Fotograpfien 1994-1998, curated by Veit Görner, at the Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg (traveled to the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, the Serpentine Gallery, London, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin and Centro cultural de Belém, Lisbon). Out of print. Very scarce.
Very Good (a few stray surface marks to the boards and a slight bump to the leading edge; the printed obi has wear to the extremities, soiling, scotch tape repairs at the folds, and several closed tears at the edges; the interior of the book is Fine).
This is without doubt the most exceptionally well-printed monograph of Gursky's work to-date.