.Presentation by Nazraeli Press.
The South Trilogy:
" Highly regarded for his black-and-white portraits, Mark Steinmetz is renowned for producing powerful pictures that capture the strong sense of displacement and isolation felt by many young Americans.
His celebrated trilogy South (consisting of South Central, South East, and Greater Atlanta) was published by Nazraeli Press between 2007 and 2009, and offers a lyrical and evocative look at American culture and notions of progress.
We are pleased to announce a new, remastered edition of these three important titles. The format, sequence and design are true to the original printings. The materials, however, have been upgraded; the books are now bound in cloth over board, and printed in quadratone on a special matte art paper.
Long out of print, South Central, South East, and Greater Atlanta have been elusive goals for many libraries. This remastered release will be a welcome addition to any good library of photographic books.
« South is an elegant and quiet collection of black-and-white photographs drawn from the artist’s decades-long career photographing the southeastern United States, primarily in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi. Steinmetz’s images are imbued with an intrinsically Southern tenderness, melancholy and longing that is universally resonant. The work is documentary in nature but he brings a sublime seeing to his subjects, captured with a nod towards beauty and dignity and very much in keeping with the approach of Southern grace. »
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" In the second opus of his South trilogy, South East, Mark Steinmetz turns his focus to Athens and Atlanta, New Orleans, Memphis and East Tennessee, and the roads between.
« Mark Steinmetz works in a venerable tradition of photographic prowling that bets everything on the ordinary. Each picture is the fruit of an unplanned encounter: Though the photographer may know more or less where he is going, he can’t know precisely what he will find. An accumulation of these improvised perceptions can make both a world and a way of looking at it. »
PLEASE NOTE: We are offering a bundle reduced price for the purchase of the South trilogy set of books at 185.00 € (instead of 195.00 € for 3 books at the list price of 65.00 €). Before adding the book to your cart, please make your selection between "One book only" (here South East) or "Entire trilogy" (grouped purchase of the 3 second edition books South Central, South East, and Greater Atlanta).
80 pages - Linen hardcover
Nazraeli Press, 2008 (Second edition, 2020)
Format : 26.7 x 30.5 cm
New - Mint condition
Warning: Last books in stock!
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