Item #31907 Clarence John Laughlin; The Personal Eye. Jonathan Williams, introd.

Clarence John Laughlin; The Personal Eye

Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1973. Laughlin, Clarence John. First edition. Soft cover. A combined issue of Aperture: vol. 17, nos. 3 and 4. 136p, many large photos by Laughlin. Also photos in homage to him by Paul Strand, Doug Prince, Jonathan Green, and Anthony Barboza (one each). With stories by Lafcadio Hearn, captions by Laughlin. Photo is cropped on right. Very good (covers soiled). Item #31907

Issued as both a trade publication and the catalogue for the large Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition. Excellent introduction to Laughlin's haunting work, which he has divided into Still Lifes, Marine Forms, Tree Forms, Early Industrialism, Metal Magic, Glass Magic, Fantasy in Old New Orleans, Lost New Orleans, Satires, The Images of the Lost, Poems of the Inner World, The Louisiana Plantations, Color Experiments, Rock Forms, New Anatomies, Sculpture Seen Anew, The Magic of the Object, The Mystery of Space, American Victorian Architecture, and Fantasy in Europe; all with commentary or captions by Laughlin. Not all the categories are illustrated.

Price: $20.00

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