Algaze, Mario (Artist/Photographer) & Fernandez, Enrique (Contributor). MARIO ALGAZE: PORTFOLIO LATINO AMERICANO. Berlin, Germany: Gina Kehayoff Verlag, 1997. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 80 pages. Fine/Fine.

Retrospective collection of black-and-white photographs. One of the most beautiful books on the photographic art and achievement of Mario Algaze. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. An austerely elegant production by Mario Algaze and Gina Kehayoff: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial hard boards with titles on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Mario Algaze. Essay by Enrique Fernandez. Printed in duotone on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Berlin, Germany to the highest standards. The reproduction quality is exemplary in every respect. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents "Mario Algaze: Portfolio Latino Americano". Some of the finest and most representative images of his beloved homeland: Images to take your breath away. "Showcases the unique genius of photographer Mario Algaze, whose deep appreciation and understanding of the nuances of light - sunlight pouring in through church windows, illuminating a pair of teacups on a cafe table, casting late-afternoon shadows on a cobblestoned street - is both legendary and rare" (Publisher's blurb). "There is a sense of something else, of something more: A world evolving, a lover scorned, a crime of passion about to be committed, in Mario Algaze's black-and-white photographs. Considered one of the masters of the art, he manages to capture evocative scenes that live beyond the images frozen by his camera" (Miami Herald). An absolute "must-have" title for Mario Algaze collectors. This title is now collectible. This is one of few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies available online have serious flaws. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare copy thus. 30 duotone plates. One of the finest Latin-American photographers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER MARIO ALGAZE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 392907866X. $50.00

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