Mitch Epstein

Mitch Epstein

Recreation, American Photographs 1973-1988

Book - 2005
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ground in public, if only for a moment - during which Epstein's camera finds them." "Gesture gives many of these pictures their pulse: tender hand, strained shoulder, swiveled hip. It isn't the fact of thirteen year olds smoking that shocks, but the grace and knowledge in the young fingers that hold the cigarettes."--BOOK JACKET.
"These pictures, made in the seventies and eighties, offer a window onto the beginning and breadth of Mitch Epstein's career. Most of these photographs are previously unpublished - culled from a body of work that addresses the theme of Americans at leisure." "Ordinary things here startle, while the extraordinary appears at perfect ease in the world. Teenage girls abandon a baby to fondle a snake; children sleep ass to the wind on a car in an open campground. People stake their private
Publisher: Göttingen : Steidl, 2005
ISBN: 3865210848 (hbk.)
Branch Call Number: 779.092 EPS
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 x 43 cm


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