THIS LOT CONSISTS OF 5 EXHIBITION CATALOGUES: 14 American Photographers, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1974; Garry Winogrand, Grossmont College Gallery, 1976 (SHOWN); Some Twenty Odd Visions, Blue Sky Gallery, 1978; E.J. Bellocq: Storyville Portraits, Museum of Modern Art, 1970; Louis Faurer: Photographs from Philadelphia and New York, 1937-1973, University of Maryland Art Gallery, 1981.
14 American Photographers. Introduction by Renato Danese. Essay, 'Walker Evans, Appreciation of an Artist who Hides his Hand," by John Gossage. Oblong quarto. Wrappers. Numerous black-and-white plus several color reproductions. Baltimore Museum of Art, 1974. Walker Evans stood as the father figure in this mid-70s survey exhibition of recent American work by the likes of Robert Adams, Lewis Balt, William Eggleston, Lee Friedlander, and others. Typical sun fading and edge wear to wrappers; otherwise Fine; Brodart protected.
Garry Winogrand, Grossmont College Gallery, 1976. Oblong quarto. Wrappers. Foreword by Leo Rubinfien with statement, "Understanding Still Photographs," by Winogrand. This scarce catalogue was produced in conjunction with an exhibition of Winogrand's street photography (most of it previously unpublished) at Grossmont College Gallery in 1976. Some rubbing and edge wear; spine creased; otherwise Fine; Brodart protected.
Some Twenty Odd Visions: A Book of Twenty-four Unique Ways of Seeing the World, Assembled and Edited by Blue Sky Gallery. Quarto. Photo-illustrated wrappers. Numerous black-and-white reproductions. Blue Sky Gallery, 1978. Work by 24 photographers in whose work "the normal everyday objects we take for granted lose their familiarity, and the world regains the richness and mystery that we once saw"--from the introduction. Some scuffing and rubbing to wrappers; otherwise Fine; Brodart protected.<
E.J. Bellocq: Storyville Portraits. Photographs from the New Orleans Red Light District, Circa 1912. Reproduced from Prints made by Lee Friedlander. Preface by Lee Friedlander. Interviews edited by John Szarkowski. Thin quarto. Wrappers. 33 plates printed by Meriden Gravure. Museum of Modern Art, 1970. Fourth printing, 1979. Unpaged. Bellocq's Storyville photographs were taken in the legalized red light district of New Orleans around 1912 and are all that remains of the photographer's work. His glass negatives were discovered and printed by the photographer Lee Friedlander in this book for the first time. This is a Fine copy of the fourth printing; wrappers show some edge wear with one small crease to upper front corner; Brodart protected.
Louis Faurer: Photographs from Philadelphia and New York, 1937-1973. Compiled and edited by Edith A. Tonelli and John Gossage. Statement by Faurer. Essay by Walter Hopps. Quarto. Wrappers. Numerous black-and-white reproductions. University of Maryland Art Gallery, 1981. 53 pp. Faurer shot for Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue throughout the 40s and 50s. He was a close friend of Robert Frank; his work reflects the film noir vocabulary that both found so compelling. A Fine copy with only minor shelf wear; Brodart protected.