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Sophie Ristelhueber: WB (West Bank)

Publisher: London: Thames & Hudson, 2005
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780500542989
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 111469



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered heavy boards ; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Sophie Ristelhueber. Unpaginated (108 pp.), with full-bleed four-color, 2-page spread plates throughout. 7 x 4-3/8 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Cabinet des estampes at the Musée d'art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva.


New in publisher's shrink wrap.


In her deceptively calm photographs of roadblocks in the West Bank, Ristelhueber creates images that quietly--but powerfully--reveal the ravages of what seems to be an unresolvable impasse. From the artist: "What am I doing on the roof of this car? Perhaps, I tell myself, 'it is sweet to see, from the safe and distant shore, others in distress amidst billows and in raging gales; not drawing delight from another's misfortune, but rejoicing over being spared such desperation?' Doubtless as an artist, I am at war, too."