Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 400pp. 11 1/2" x 12 1/4" x 1 1/2". Black cloth over boards, stamped spine in white. The photographer has signed his name only on the half-title page. Stated First Edition.Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, and straight. Book contains color and black and white photographs. There is a 1/4" tear in the upper corner of gutter in the FEP. Recipient of a 2017 MacArthur Foundation genius grant, Dawoud Bey has created a body of photography that masterfully portrays the contemporary American experience on its own terms and in all of its diversity. Book is very heavy and will require extra postage. Fine / fine. Item #0002911
Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply offers a forty-year retrospective of the celebrated photographer's work, from his early street photography in Harlem to his current images of Harlem gentrification. Photographs from all of Bey's major projects are presented in chronological sequence, allowing viewers to see how the collective body of portraits and recent landscapes create an unparalleled historical representation of various communities in the United States. Leading curators and critics Sarah Lewis, Deborah Willis, David Travis, Hilton Als, Jacqueline Terrassa, Rebecca Walker, Maurice Berger, and Leigh Raiford introduce each series of images.
Revealing Bey as the natural heir of such renowned photographers as Roy DeCarava, Walker Evans, Gordon Parks, and James Van Der Zee, Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply demonstrates how one mans search for community can produce a stunning portrait of our common humanity.
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