OORTHUYS~Cas. – ‘The dynamics of a city’
Author: Boer~J.W.de Publisher: Uitgeverij Contact, Amsterdam Year: 1959 Artist: OORTHUYS~Cas Orig. cloth + dustj. Jacket design by Dick Elffers. VG. 236 pp, 238 ph. b/w, 28 x 35 cm fine copy. First, English edition. The book is in good condition. The dust jacket has some imperfections, tears (see photo).
The core of this black and white photo book is made up of images by the famous photographer Cas Oorthuys (1908-1975) about Rotterdam in (the beginning of) the 1950s. The emphasis is on the reconstruction of and activity in the city after World War II Therefore there are numerous pictures of the port, but also images of everyday life. Preceded by some short, personal introductions. A beautifully published book that reflects both a typical image of the time that extends beyond Rotterdam and a good insight into the work of Cas Oorthuys.
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