Summer Camp (*1st printing*)

@ Steinmetz, Mark

978-1590055137

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Presentation by Nazraeli: 

" Our newest monograph on the work of photographer Mark Steinmetz is a collection of photographs that capture the spirit of youth during trips spent away at a summer camp.

« Two projects I focused on were little league baseball [The Players published by Nazraeli Press in 2015] and summer camps. Every year, from spring into summer, one would lead into another and certain things never changed… At summer camp, you have sleeping bags, cabins and camp res. There isn't much difference between them in 1990 or 1965.

I like that time of age, too. There's a kind of grave maturity developing at around 11 years old. When a little kid laughs or cries, it doesn't have real resonance, whereas if someone has these emotions between eight and 12, there’s a poignancy to it.

When they become adults, it's just not the same. Many of these photos are about the predicament of being a kid put into a certain situation. In one picture, these girls who have been so horrible to each other all summer are now parting – and the depth of their love just gushes out. It's almost excruciating... »

        --   Mark Steinmetz, for Huck Mag "

The first printing of this book published in late 2019 has been quickly sold out, and Nazraeli announces a second printing for April 2020 (although this will possibly be impacted by the Covid-19 epidemic).

92 pages - Hardcover

Nazraeli Press, 2019 (1st printing)

Format : 26.7 x 30.5 cm

New - Mint conditon

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$72.09

Steinmetz, Mark

Mark Steinmetz is an American photographer. Mark Steinmetz is a photographer of the daily life and chance events, a careful city and suburbia rambler. His work often includes portraits of youngsters and teenagers. He is a photographer of the Americana, mostly the Southern States, but he has also published work about Paris and Italy for instance. His work has been mostly published by Nazraeli, with close to a dozen photobooks, including "South Central" (2007), "Greater Atlanta" (2009), "Summertime" (2012), "Paris in My Time" (2013) and "Summer Camp" (2020). More recently, he has also published three books with Stanley / Barker : "Fifteen Miles to K-Ville" (2015), "Past K-Ville" (2018) and "Carnival" (2019). © Portrait taken from the artist's website
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