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DiCorcia, Philip-Lorca. PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA: A STORYBOOK LIFE. Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Publishing, 2003. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 162 pages. As New. Signed.

Retrospective collection of photographs. Now considered a contemporary art photography classic. Limited Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies. Should not be confused with the regular trade edition. A brilliant production by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia and Pascal Dangin: Oversize-volume format. White cloth boards with titles embossed in white on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs and text by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia. Handmade pale green slipcase with titles embossed on the spine. Printed on thick coated stock paper by EBS in Verona, Italy to the very highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Published to coincide with the major retrospective exhibition of the artist/photographer's work in New York City. Presents some of Philip-Lorca DiCorcia's finest, most representative, and most influential work, culled from a highly productive period of over 20 years. "The disparate photographs assembled here were made over the course of twenty years. None of them were originally intended to be used in this book. By ordering and shaping them, I tried to investigate the possibilities of narrative both within a single image and especially in relation to the other photographs: An attempt to discover the possibilities of meaning in the interaction of seemingly unrelated images in the hope that content can constantly mutate according to both the external and internal condition of the viewer but remain meaningful because of its inherent but latent content. The conscious and subconscious decisions made in editing the photographs is the real work of 'A Storybook Life' " (Philip-Lorca DiCorcia). DiCorcia revisits and expands on this idea further in "Thousand" (2007), which represents a culmination of the singular artistic exploration that is brilliantly summed up in this retrospective. A "must-have" title for Philip-Lorca DiCorcia collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Slipcased Edition, indicated as such on the Back Limitation Page, and is very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in black fountain pen by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia. This edition has been out-of-print for a very long time and is now highly collectible. This is the only copy of the Limited Slipcased Edition available online and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 75 color plates. One of the most important and most influential living artist/photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1931885249. $600.00

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