Philip-Lorca Dicorcia (Paperback)

Philip-Lorca Dicorcia By Philip-Lorca Dicorcia (Photographer), Katharina Dohm (Editor), Max Hollein (Editor) Cover Image
By Philip-Lorca Dicorcia (Photographer), Katharina Dohm (Editor), Max Hollein (Editor)
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The seductive and eerie photography of diCorcia from 1975 to the ongoing East of Eden series

The photography of Philip-Lorca diCorcia achieves a marvelous balance of artifice and the everyday. Over the past three decades, diCorcia has developed a unique and influential style, in which a realistic, almost documentary style of representation is subverted or countered by visibly staged composition. This combination of seemingly opposite qualities endows his images with a mysterious eeriness. In his Hustlers series (1990-1992), diCorcia made portraits of male prostitutes in minutely composed settings, and for Heads (2000-2001)--probably his most famous series--he depicted passersby on the street in New York (who were oblivious to his photographing them) as though they were film stars. Alongside the series Streetwork (1993-1999), Lucky 13 (2004) and A Storybook Life (1975-1999), this volume, published for a major European retrospective and produced in close collaboration with diCorcia, also features works from his new and ongoing East of Eden project.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783866788350
ISBN-10: 3866788355
Publisher: Kerber Verlag
Publication Date: September 30th, 2013
Pages: 208
Language: English