Back to List

Vik Muniz: Clayton Days

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Frick Art Museum, 2000
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
ISBN: 0970342500
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 113699



First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Illustrated stiff wrappers, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Vik Muniz. Essay by photography critic Andy Grundberg and interview with Vik Muniz by Linda Benedict-Jones, Executive Director of the Silver Eye Center for Photography. 96 pp. with 74 black and white illustrations. 11 1/4 x 9 inches.


From the publisher: "This new title presents, in its entirety, a new series of photographs by Vik Muniz, completed while he was artist-in-residence at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh. Muniz used his inimitable photographic eye to capture Clayton - the historical home of 19th century American industrialist Henry Clay Frick - through the eyes of a child. Muniz uses a 19th century 8 x 10 inch view camera to record a fictional narrative, using a deliberately low point of view that immerses the viewer in the perspective of a child. The result is a series of ominous and intriguing images that approach history in an imaginative, non-linear fashion."