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Author Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, organizer, host institution
Title Multitude, solitude : the photographs of Dave Heath / Keith F. Davis ; with contributions by Michael Torosian ; director's foreword by Julián Zugazagoitia
Imprint Kansas City, Missouri : Hall Family Foundation in association with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, [2015]
New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press
book jacket
Order cancelled for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.
Descript 323 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
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Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, September 18, 2015-February 21, 2016; and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, November, 2016-March, 2017
"David Heath : selected writings": pages 320-321
Dave Heath : in search of self / by Keith F. Davis -- Plates : 1948-64 -- A dialogue with solitude, the master maquette -- Plates, Guggenheim and later street work : 1962-68 -- The printmaker / By Michael Torosian -- Plates, color work : 2001-07 -- Early maquettes : 1952-56 -- Notes to reproductions -- Dave Heath : selected writings
Includes bibliographical references
The work of American photographer Dave Heath (b. 1931) stuns with its emotional potency. Exploring themes of loneliness and alienation in modern society, Heath's photographs depict strangers riding the train, watching a Thanksgiving parade, staring pensively at their dining room table, or kissing on the side of a street. Entirely self-taught, Heath stretches the boundaries of the medium and explores the potential of the photo-narrative, through handmade book maquettes, innovative multimedia slide presentations, and other photographic experimentations. This is the first comprehensive survey of Heath's deeply personal work, focusing on his astounding contributions to black-and-white photography. These images span the first 20 years of his career, 1949 to 1969, and many of them are previously unpublished. Filling a major gap in scholarship, the catalogue surveys the most groundbreaking facets of Heath's creative work and highlights its historical importance. Heath's art is ripe for rediscovery, and this book reaffirms his status as a key figure in 20th-century American photography
Subject Heath, David, 1931-2016 -- Exhibitions
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions
Heath, David, 1931- fast (OCoLC)fst00225774
Photography, Artistic. fast (OCoLC)fst01061964
Exhibition catalogs. fast (OCoLC)fst01424028
Exhibition catalogs. lcgft
Alt Author Davis, Keith F., 1952- author
Heath, David, 1931-2016, artist, author
Torosian, Michael, 1952- author
Zugazagoitia, Julián, writer of supplementary textual content
Philadelphia Museum of Art, host institution
Hall Family Foundation (Kansas City, Mo.), issuing body, publisher
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