Massimo Vitali: Landscape and Figures (First Printing)
Auction Ended: Still Available
Sold! Post-Auction Sale
Bids are placed for you automatically up to your Maximum Bid
Minimum bid increment: $10    Learn More about bidding
Bid # Opening Bid Name Time (MT)
0 $195
       
       
Estimated Value: $ 250  –  $300
 
Auction Ended
Jul 10, 2014 3:05 pm MT
Massimo Vitali. Landscape and Figures. Photographs by Massimo Vitali. Steidl, 2003. 300 pp. Oblong folio (15.25 x 11.75 in./38.5 x 30 cm). First edition. Clothbound in photo-illustraterd dust jacket. 150 color reproductions.



"Massimo Vitali’s large-scale color images apply a topographical clarity and wealth of detail to the rites and rituals of modern leisure. With this volume, he enlarges the scope of his survey and includes beaches and discos from around the world, plus a couple of ski resorts and swimming pools thrown in for good fun. Simultaneously familiar and unfamiliar, his images are of places we've been and people we've played with-but as if seen from outside the body, from an unearthly vantage point. Some combination of Vitali's experience working in film and the 12-to-15-foot platform that he shoots from shifts his still images from documentary realism towards the surreal. Combining the minute detail of view-camera photography with a fascination for the fickle world of appearances, Vitali's aesthetic and subject matter can be compared with the work of the Becher school-but with Vitali, figure and environment cohabit the space of the image, thus lessening the need for a metaphysical reading."--the publisher

As New in shrink wrap.
  Massimo Vitali: Landscape and Figures (First Printing)
+ Enlarge

Shipping costs are additional and are based on your chosen
default shipping method, unless other arrangements are made.

Good Luck Bidding!

© photo-eye, 2014. All Rights Reserved Copyrights-Trademarks Privacy Policy Returns Policy Staff/Hours/Santa Fe Location 800.227.6941 info@photoeye.com