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Author Name    White, Minor (James Baker Hall, essay)

Title   Minor White Rites and Passages. His Photographs Accompanied by Excerpts from his Diaries and Letters

Binding   Third Printing; Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York An Aperture Monograph, 1978

ISBN Number    0893814903 / 9780893814908

Illustrator   Illustrated by Minor White

Seller ID   6569

B&W Photographs; 9 1/2 x 11; 143 pages; Softcover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, some creasing, clear plastic over heavy paper covers, lifting in bottom corners. Several pages have corner crease. Softcover is green with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are overall clean and tight. Printed and bound in Italy. Lavishly illustrated with 98 of his b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. "Minor White [1908-1976]....educated at the University of Minnesota. His first serious photography was done in Portland, Oregon, for the Works Progress Administration [WPA] in 1938, and his first one-man exhibition was at the Portland Art Museum in 1942....In 1952 he founded APERTURE, a quarterly of photography....internationally recognized artist, his photographs are represented in major museums and private collections..." List of photographs, Chronology. Tributes are paid on the back cover by Ansel Adams, Meyer Schapiro, Edward Steichen, and Alfred Stieglitz. Oversized, 4#.

Price = 68.50 USD



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