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Christopher Wool - Absent Without Leave




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images may be added again at some stage - too many images "stolen" and used uncredited without any notice. Will rethink the whole project - password protected access may be an option, paid subscribing another or taking it completly offline also thinkable. But still undecided...




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Pages: 336
Place: Berlin
Year: 1993
Publisher: DAAD
Size: x cm (approx.)

White stiff wrappers, with photographically illustrated dust jacket.

160 black and white reproductions of travel photographs taken between 1989-1993, and published to look like xeroxes. Like Richard Prince, Wool is an excellent if underrated photographer, best-known for his painting.

Wool's travel photographs, taken between 1989 and 1993, are here reproduced as low-tech photocopies. Featuring stray dogs, street scenes, architectural details and still lifes, the grainy, high-contrast, nearly abstract work suggests the fleeting nature of travel and the stolen moments that collectively comprise lived experience.

Included in "The Photobook: A History Volume III" by Parr/Badger
>> see more Vol. III picks here


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