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Slim Aarons
A Wonderful Time : An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life by Slim Aarons (1975, Hardcover)
Perimar, 1984. Condition: Very Good. You are looking at an extremely rare and magnificent prestigious portfolio from esteemed photographer Peter Stella. 363 pages an astounding 18 3/4" x 19 3/4" volume packed full of spectacular color illustrations with descriptions. Published in 1984 with text in English, French and German. Comes in its original protective styrofoam packing and shipping box. Dedicated in memory to Alfred Stieglitz and Ansel Adams. Save for a few much earlier works by now important and historic legends in art and publishing this contemporary volume stands alone as a Modern Masterpiece! It's custodial care and display will be a treasury of pride and admiration to it's new owners for generations to come! An eloquent introduction from professor Horst Keller, PhD., former director of the wallraf-Richartz Museum and Museum Ludwig, Cologne and an author of books on art. "These pictures are a celebration of light that parts darkness without dispelling it". "Page for page this book of photographs evokes new associations, arouses multifarious sensations, familiarities as well as stimulating anomalies". Author's notes: The title Spectra, refers figuratively speaking, not only to the colors of the rainbow; it refers to the manifestations of life and nature in all their elemental diversity. Condition: The book appears to be in excellent condition with exquisite photographs and no significant marks or writing on any pages. From a non smoking home. There is a ripple on one page and the styrofoam box is scuffed up and has masking tape residue along the seams. See Pictures … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: TA DIE FOR (tadiefor) [Blairsville, Georgia, United States]
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