One of our favorite Mack books this year. Intimate and tender, the book offers a reinterpretation of the work of the great Peter Hujar through the eye of artist Moyra Davey.
For The Shabbiness of Beauty, the artist Moyra Davey delved into the archives of the late American photographer Peter Hujar and emerged with images little known to the public. To his work, she combines her own photographs in a fair and poignant visual dialogue, imbued with the quiet appeal of everyday life. Davey's conscious postmodernism is contrasted with Hujar's humanism and darkroom manipulation.
The conversation between these photographs is personal and angular, ultimately offering an enlightening reintroduction to each of the two artists through communion with the work of the other. A very beautiful book.
|Number of pages:||128 pages|
|Dimensions:||17,5 × 24,5 cm|
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