Joseph Ehm: Scarce Portfolio of 18 Prints
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Dec 28, 2006 2:30 pm MT
Josef Ehm. Profily/2: z praci mistru ceskoslovenske fotografie. Prague, 1979. Cardboard folio containing 18 high quality silver gelatin copy prints (paper size: 11 3/4 x 8 in.) 27 pp. booklet with text and biographical notes by Peter Tausk (text in Czech, Russian, German, English, and French). Additional, graphically illustrated title plate. Printed captions on versos of all prints.

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"Transformations of Czech visual culture of the interwar period are often connected with activities of Jaromir Funke, Josef Sudek and Ladislav Sutnar. Of no less importance was their generational peer, co-worker and friend Josef Ehm (1909-1989). In the years 1934-1946 he was a teacher at the State School of Graphic Art in Prague, where in 1935 he participated in preparation of the legendary book Photography Sees Surface. His artistic production is renowned for a unique combination of avant-garde creative methods and technical brilliance."--Galerie Josefa Sudka
Ehm's work is the subject of an exhibition currently on view at Galerie Josefa Sudka in Prague. A scarce item from a beautifully produced series.

Slight wear to edges of some plates; diagonal surface creases, extending less than 1/8" from corners of several plates; two 1" tears to edges of paper portfolio.
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