DUST (*signed*)

@ Pichler, Klaus

N/A - AV0165

New product

Publisher's presentation:

"The thing is, we are controlled by a compulsion to get rid of dust. DUST, we believe, does not agree with us, because it conceals everything we create. DUST is the devil’s trap, revealed only once it has caught its prey. Haven’t we been forever treading all evil into the dust? Was the snake not cursed to grovel in the dust?

Klaus Pichler’s photographs have shaken off the demons. They urge us to look more closely next time we sweep dust and grime onto a pan. We always used to call it dirt, blind to this whole universe. Only now do we realize how privileged dust mites actually are. They live in palaces of amazing beauty and it has never once crossed their minds to vanish into a cloud of dust.

                   --   Josef Haslinger    "

Klaus Pichler photographed the balls of dust he collected in various environments : apartments, many different shops, trnasportation, etc. A simple idea, an interesting production, a surprising book ! Really !

The book comes with a thrown-in poster that displays all the images together.

110 pages - Hardcover with a fabric "coating"

AnzenbergerEdition, 2015 (450 copies)

*Signed*

New - Mint condition

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48,00 €

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