Various Photographers & Various Contributing Editors. PHOTOGRAPHY AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY: MEMORY AND REPRESENTATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Overseas Publishers Association Amsterdam, 1996. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 308 pages. Fine.

Book-length account on subject. One of the most important photography books of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the 1997 Art Stock Facsimile Edition. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only that sold out shortly after publication. The First Edition is now scarce. A brilliant production by OPA: Oversize-volume format. Photographs by various artists. Text by various contributors. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Amsterdam to the highest standards. The reprodcution quality is exemplary in every respect. Without DJ, as issued. Presents "Photography After Photography: Memory And Representation In The Digital Age". That is, the work of art in the age of digital manipulation. "Thanks to the tremendous impact of the digital process and its capacity for manipulation, our current notions of what photography is as well as what a photograph represents is changing. Brings together a multitude of positions on the subject. For those who do not know much about photographic issues, whether historic or contemporary, this wide-ranging study is an interesting and fruitful place to start. Reviews, debates, and probes the potential of new technologies without ignoring the natural interactivity between photography and social norms. In that sense, this book can be read as a platform for cultural as well as artistic speculation. Now that we can technically alter the qualities of what used to be the smallest element, the pixel, we are verging on reinventing all notions of representation" (Susan M. Olcott). An absolute "must-have" title for photography book collectors. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing (1996) still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Precedes and should NOT be confused with the 1997 Art Stock Facsimile Edition. A rare copy thus. Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white and color plates. Some of the most brilliant photographers of our time. A fine copy. . ISBN 9057011018. $100.00

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