Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, in association with Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / New
Item #: 113393
First edition, first printing. Signed and dated (Dec. 2007) on front free endpaper by Wagner. Hardcover. Paper-covered boards, with dust jacket. Photographs by Catherine Wagner. Edited with text by Cornelia Homburg. Foreword by Joseph D. Ketner. Essays by William H. Gass and Helen E. Longino. Includes an artist biography, exhibition history and bibliography, brief biographies of the text contributors and an checklist of the exhibition. 128 pp. with numerous duotone plates, printed by Sellier Druck GmbH, Germany, from separations by Lana Repro, Lana. 12 x 9-1/2 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1996 exhibition Art & Science: Investigating Matter at the Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, Missouri (also traveled to the International Center of Photography, New York).
New in publisher's shrink-wrap (slit open for signature). A flawless copy.
From the publisher: "Catherine Wagner's photographs of the subjects and objects of science, from the most sophisticated DNA sequencing and radioactive cell growth -- to the most mundane -- beakers, flasks and fruit flies -- combine to reflect the impact of science on contemporary society. Catherine Wagner traveled to major laboratories across the United States, engaging with scientists to create her visual investigation of the exclusive world of scientific research. The resulting images offer the opportunity to encounter science in an innovative and unusual manner, as they bridge the distances between art, science and everyday life."