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Author: GRAUERHOLZ, ANGELA. Title: Aporia: A Book of Landscapes.
Description: Oakville, Ontario, Oakville Galleries. 1995. (ISBN: 0921027559) Soft Cover with dust jacket. Unpaginated, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Opaque printed mylar dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "This bookwork, produced by Oakville Galleries, represents the third and final version of a photographic work begun two years ago at the Domaine de Kerguehennec in Brittany, France, where it took the form of a work in situ: a 'fonds photographic' that was placed in the drawers of the castle's library to become a permanent installation. The work represents a monument to a fictional woman photographer who lived in the castle sometime in the late 19th century, and who wandered the park - especially the area around the lake - obsessively taking pictures of the landscape. Her mental health slowly deterioriated and eventually she killed herself. Her decline is illustrated in the photographs placed in the drawers in porfolio folders or boxes - ." Book is cocked, minor soiling marks on bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has a few small chips and creases, 2" tears at top of flap-folds, small soiling mark at top corner of front panel very light browning to spine/hinges. Very Good/Good.
Keywords: Photographers, Women, Domaine de Kerguehennec, Brittany, France, Fonds Photographique, Estates, Gardens, Oakville Galleries, Photographic Archives, Landscape, Landscapes, Artists' Books. 0921027559
Price: US$ 85.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 21791
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