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I Know How Furiously Your Heart is Beating

£100.00

ISBN: 9781912339310
Artist(s): Alec Soth
Author(s): Alec Soth
Format: hardback
Year published: 2019
Publisher: Mack
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 84
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour and B&W throughout

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Coincides with four solo exhibitions in New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Berlin.

Taking its name from a line in the Wallace Stevens’ poem “The Gray Room,” Alec Soth’s latest book is a lyrical exploration of the limitations of photographic representation. While these large-format color photographs are made all over the world, they aren’t about any particular place or population. By a process of intimate and often extended engagement, Soth’s portraits and images of his subject’s surroundings involve an enquiry into the extent to which a photographic likeness can depict more than the outer surface of an individual, and perhaps even plumb the depths of something unknowable about both the sitter and the photographer.

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