Signed; Boris Mikhailov - Hasselblad Award - 2000

Description
Signed; Boris Mikhailov - Hasselblad Award - 2000
Photography - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket, Signed - Book

Scalo, Zurich. 2000. First edition, first printing.

Signed by Boris Mikhailov.

New, mint, unread; only opened once for signature.

Excellent photobook.

Hardback with jacket. 28,5 x 25 cm. 88 pages. Black and white photos. Text in english.

Great book in perfect condition.

Mikhailov is well-known for many famous photobooks like "By the ground. At dusk.", "Case History" or "Unfinished Dissertation" (all mentioned in Martin Parr, The Photobook).

Born 1938 in the former Soviet Union Boris Mikhailov lived and worked for several decades in his hometown Kharkov, Ukraine. He received an education as an engineer and started to teach himself the practice of photography. Today he is one of the most successful and well-known photographers, who already was actively working in soviet times. His work very much is influenced in the means of Concept-Art and Social-Documentary-Photography. At the end of the 1960s he had his first exhibition. After the KGB found nude-pictures of his wife he was set off his job as an engineer and started to full-time work with photography. He shot a series of everyday-life scenes-documentation.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Photography
Author/ Illustrator
Signed; Boris Mikhailov
Book Title
Hasselblad Award
Condition
As new
Publication year oldest item
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Scalo, Zurich
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Dust jacket, Signed
Number of pages
88
Dimensions
250×285 mm
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