CONSTRUCTED REALITIES, by Michael Kohler - 1995


Constructed Realities: The Art of Staged Photography

<1 style="">The Photographic Art of the 1980s

edited by Michael Kohler

Translated from the German by John S. Southard, and published in conjunction with the exhibition "Das konstruierte Bild--Fotografie arrangiert und inszeniert."

The history and progression of photography from basic straight photos, to motifs, arranged and staged and tweaked to bring the artist's vision to life. After 46 pages of essay, the majority of the book consists of vibrant full color reproductions of fascinating images by many different post-modern photographic artists. 160 pages. 9 x 11 inches.

Presumed First English Edition. Publishing Info: Edition Stemmle, Zurich, Switzerland. 1995.

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition, with a VERY GOOD+ DJ.

  • ISBN: 3905514540
  • Boards are strong with sharp corners and firm spine ends.
  • Red cloth over boards appears pristine.
  • Binding is tight.
  • Inside pages are clear and bright.
  • Interior is free of marginalia and underlining.
  • Head of text block has minimal dust.
  • DJ looks great behind Mylar, and is backed by archival paper.
  • Close examination of DJ reveals minor edgewear.
  • Book may exhibit other minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20150901

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Art & Photography
Topic: Fine Arts: Catalogs Exhibitions
Year Printed: 1995
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Origin: European
Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Place of Publication: Zurich Switzerland
Publisher: Edition Stemmle
Region: Europe
Author: Michael Kohler [ed]; John S. Southard [tr]
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