No. 26 Sandymount Avenue.
Photographs by McDermott & McGough. Edited by Gerald Matt, Sandra
Huber. Interview by Gerald Matt.
Moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2011. 72 pp., Illustrated throughout, 9¾x12¾".
David McDermott (born 1952) and
Peter McGough (born 1958) met in
New York in the 1980s, and soon
became known for their total
embrace of and immersion in the
Victorian era. Since then,
McDermott and McGough have
explored other time periods with
equal commitment, including the
1950s and 1960s. No. 26
Sandymount Avenue focuses on the
time-traveling duo’s recent cyanotype
series of photographs of
their former home in Ireland, a residential
with extraordinary period details
and still-life vignettes. With its blue
leather cover, this artist’s book perfectly
embodies McDermott and