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Thomas Mailaender: Illustrated People [INITIALED/SIGNED]

Publisher: Paris: RVB Books, 2013
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
ISBN: 9791090306325
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 113613



First edition, first printing. Initialed "XXX T.M." in black ink on the inside front cover by Mailaender. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; with red vinyl dust jacket. Photographs and performance by Thomas Mailaender. Includes captions and thumbnail illustrations of the plates. 128 pp., with 25 four-color plates and 57 additional archival illustrations from the Archive of Modern Conflict. 12-1/2 x 8-5/8 inches.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "Illustrated People is the translation into book form of a performance by Thomas Mailaender. He applied to the skin of models 23 original negatives selected from the Archive of Modern Conflict's collection before projecting a powerful UV lamp over them, thus revealing a fleeting image on the skin's surface. Mailaender then photographed each of his models before the sun made the image disappear. The book comprises the resulting shots combined with a series of photographic documents found in AMC's collection."