The Eye That Shapes. Photographs and writings by Minor White. Text by Peter Bunnell with Maria B. Pellerano and Joseph B. Rauch. Clothbound. Large oblong quarto. Pictorial dust jacket. Includes chronological survey of images, bibliography of published writings, selected bibliography, and exhibition checklist. The Art Museum, Princeton University, in association with Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, New York, 1989. 289 pp.
This is a major collection of White's photographs dating from 1938-1975, with a concentration on the 1940s and 1950s, the period during which White produced the largest number of images. Also includes a selection of White's letters, many addressed to luminaries of the photography world, as well as a biographical chronology and a text by Peter Bunnell, Professor of the History of Photography at Princeton University. Only a quarter of the photographs in this beautifully printed study have been previously reproduced.
A beautifully clean copy of this important clothbound catalogue; slight shelf wear and sun fading to dust jacket; light foxing to top of text block; otherwise Fine.