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GEOFFREY HENDRICKS, Five Found Photos, 1978 [artist’s book]

GEOFFREY HENDRICKS, Five Found Photos, 1978
15 x 22,2 cm
artist’s book, 5 tipped in photos
edition 600
signed, numbered, here 74/600
published by Printed Editions, New York, USA
condition: splendid, although front cover comes with a hardly detectable vertical bend on the right side
€ 200,- plus € 15,- Track & Trace registered mail


 

The artist’s book “Five Found Photos” includes a short text by Geoffrey Hendricks:
‘Last summer in Germany, rummaging through flee markets, I collected some old postcards and photographs. The collection was made casually just picking out what struck my fancy. One night I noticed certain photographs were of same people. Other cards seemed to go together because of similar structural elements. I began to group and regroup the material, pairing images visually, narratively, and numerically, seeing contrasts and similarities of form, subject, location, time, or emotion. Sometimes there were surprises. These five cards are one distillation from this process. They might imply a story, or a dream, perhaps a souvenir of a summer abroad. They are for reflection”

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