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Kertesz, Andre; Erwitt, Elliott; Ishimoto, Yasuhiro; Parr, Martin; Soth, Alec; Webb, Alex & Others. STEPHEN DAITER GALLERY: 15 YEARS. Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2012. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. As New.

15th Anniversary Gallery Commemorative Catalog, presented as an Artist Book. One of the most beautiful Commemorative Catalogs ever produced in our time. Limited Edition of 45 Copies, 5 Artist Proofs, and 3 Publisher's Proofs. None of the copies was commercially sold. There is no ISBN. The book is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Stephen Daiter Gallery and Jace Graf at Cloverleaf Studio Austin, Texas: Oversize-volume format. A big book at 13 X 13.5 inches. The book is handcrafted: Cream cloth boards with titles embossed in front. Exposed spine. One (1) original photographic print by every artist/photographer who had a one-person exhibition by Stephen Daiter Gallery during its first fifteen years (1997-2012) , 26 living artist/photographers in all. Each photographic print is pasted in the center of the page and protected with a transparent plastic sheet overlay. Except for Yasuhiro Ishimoto and Joseph Sterling (who both died before publication) , each artist/photographer signed his or her respective print on recto. The frontispiece is an original silver-gelatin print by Andre Kertesz, whose estate is represented by Stephen Daiter Gallery. Introduction by Stephen Daiter. List of Plates appended at the end. In protective plastic wrappers. Without DJ, as issued. Published on the occasion of Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago's 15th Anniversary in 2012. Presents one of the most ravishingly beautiful photographic exhibitions in book form. Each photograph reveals the spirit and substance of photographic expression and artistry. The book showcases a wide range of photographic styles, with original prints by (in sequence) : Andre Kertesz, Wayne F. Miller, Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Marvin E. Newman, Lee Balterman, Charles Swedlund, John Cohen, Brian Seed, Art Shay, Joseph Jachna, Joseph Sterling, Kenneth Josephson, Barbara Crane, Elliott Erwitt, Jay King, Willem Diepraam, Lynne Cohen, Alex Webb, John Gossage, Dawoud Bey, Gary Schneider, Susan Meiselas, Rod Cook, Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Paul D'Amato, and Ben Gest. A distillation of the photographic art, the book itself is a work of art. An absolute "must-have" title for photography book collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Edition Gallery Commemorative Catalog, indicated as such on the Back Limitation Page. It consists of a sequence of 26 original photographic prints plus an Andre Kertesz original print as the frontispiece. Except for Yasuhiro Ishimoto's and Joseph Sterling's respective contributions (they had both died before publication) , each print is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on recto by the artist/photographer (in order) : Wayne F. Miller, Marvin E. Newman, Lee Balterman, Charles Swedlund, John Cohen, Brian Seed, Art Shay, Joseph Jachna, Kenneth Josephson, Barbara Crane, Elliott Erwitt, Jay King, Willem Diepraam, Lynne Cohen, Alex Webb, John Gossage, Dawoud Bey, Gary Schneider, Susan Meiselas, Rod Cook, Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Paul D'Amato, and Ben Gest. This title is a great collectible book. As far as we know, this is the only such copy of the Limited Edition available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 27 original prints. Some of the greatest photographers of our time. A flawless collectible copy. . $5000.00

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