"John Gossage made the images in Nothing during a month-long visit to The Kingdom in 1985 when he was the guest of a Saudi prince.
Describing Nothing, Gossage said, «You can sometimes go so far from home, and what you know, that your pictures have to teach you what they are about. In this case that process took almost thirty years.»
It might be said that these photographs are about where a different place started."
A really beautiful and rather complex production, with a double cover, opening as a triptych. On each side a 32-page booklet, and in the center a 24-page Leporello (accordion-fold) printed on both sides.
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88 pages combined - Clothbound hardcover
Waltz Books, 2014
New - Mint condition
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Publisher's presentation : "A Dozen Failures is both a singular statement as a photobook and a commentary on a life spent making some of the classic photobooks of our time, among them The Pond, There and Gone, The Romance Industry, and Berlin in the Time of the Wall. Every photograph is in some way perfect (as a technical feat) and in another way a...
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