Alec Soth - The Last Days of W. - 2008

Description
Alec Soth - The Last Days of W. - 2008
Photography - Quantity: 1 - Book related object

First Edition, First Printing. Newspaper format. Soft cover. Unbound newsprint (no dust jacket as issued). 48 pages with 36 four-color images. Soth's "The Last Days of W" features photographs that have been taken in North America over the last decade offering, according to Soth: "a panoramic look at a country exhausted by its catastrophic leadership." by focusing on what the photographer sees as the deeper social crises created by George Bush's presidency. In this work Soth focuses his lens on both rural and urban society under Bush's presidency: West Point, Texas, Detroit, California, Alaska, West Virginia and the artist's home in Minnesota. The [images] reflect the scope of the stories that have captured Soth's imagination during President Bush's two terms in office: stories about mothers of Marines serving in Iraq, religion in the American workplace, the biggest landfill in America and the mortgage crisis in Stockton, California.

Lot details
Object
Book related object
Number of Books
1
Subject
Photography
Author/ Illustrator
Alec Soth
Book Title
The Last Days of W.
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Little Brown Mushroom
Binding/ Material
Softback
Dimensions
41.5×30 cm
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