Erwitt~ Elliott – ‘Home Around the World’
Artist: Elliott Erwitt Author: Stuart Alexander, Sean Corcoran, Steven Hoelscher Publisher: Aperture Year: 2016 ISBN: 9781597113694 Hardcover, 300 pages, English, 23,5 x 26 cm Condition: NEW
Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World« offers a timely and critical reconsideration of Erwitt’s unparalleled life as a photographer. Produced alongside a major retrospective exhibition, the book features examples of Erwitt’s early experiments in California, his intimate family portraits in New York, his major magazine assignments and long-term documentary interests, and his ongoing personal investigations of public spaces and their transitory inhabitants. Essays by photography experts based on extensive new interviews with the photographer consider less-studied aspects of Erwitt’s work: his engagement with social and political issues through photojournalism, the humanist qualities of his very early photographs, and his work as a filmmaker. Home Around the World traces the development and refinement of Erwitt’s unique visual approach over time. With over two hundred photographs, and ephemera including magazine reproductions, advertisements, and contact sheets, this volume is the first to offer a comprehensive historical treatment of Erwitt’s body of work and position in the field.
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