Portraits in Africa, 1948-1953.

Photographs by Hector Acebes. Text by Isolde Brielmaier and Ed Marquand.
University Of Washington Press, Seattle, 2004. 144 pp., 90 duotone illustrations, 9¾x12".



Publisher's Description
This book presents the exquisite work of Hector Acebes for the first time in monograph form. Over ninety striking images are richly reproduced in duotone. Ed Marquand, director of the Hector Acebes Archive, introduces Acebes in a brief biography. Isolde Brielmaier, a noted art historian of African photography, places Acebes's African work in the context of other photographers shooting in Africa at the time. She also discusses the qualities of Acebes's work that distinguish his photographs today. *A limited edition of 100 slipcased copies signed and numbered by Hector Acebes is also available. A French edition of the book has been published by Le Pré aux Clercs. A South African edition has been published by Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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