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Alwc Soth
Alec Soth Sleeping by the Mississippi Signed W/PRINT, 2017 Ltd Ed (150) #43, New
Mack, 2017. Brand new in publishers wraps, Alec Soth's epic, the limited edition (150) includes the signed 1st edition, signed and numbered print, slipcased. The limited special edition in brand new, unopened condition. Limited to 150 copies worldwide (#43), including signed and numbered 1st edition, signed print and housed in embossed slipcase..a collector's treasure...an epic work....sold out. This book is one of the defining publications in the photo-book era. The edition, launched to coincide with the first exhibition in London and dedicated to the series at Beetles+Huxley Gallery includes two new photographs that were not previously published. Evolving from a series of road trips along the Mississippi River, Alec Soth's Sleeping by the Mississippi captures America's iconic yet oft-neglected 'third coast'. Soth's richly descriptive, large-format color photographs present an eclectic mix of individuals, landscapes, and interiors. Sensuous in detail and raw in subject, Sleeping by the Mississippi elicits a consistent mood of loneliness, longing, and reverie. 'In the book's 46 ruthlessly edited pictures', writes Anne Wilkes Tucker, 'Soth alludes to illness, procreation, race, crime, learning, art, music, death, religion, redemption, politics, and cheap sex.' Like Robert Frank's classic The Americans, Sleeping by the Mississippi merges a documentary style with poetic sensibility. The Mississippi is less the subject of the book than its organizing structure. Not bound by a rigid concept or ideology, the series is created out of a quintessentially American spirit of wanderlus … [Click Below for Full Description]
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