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Erik Kessels - Album Beauty - speciale editie - 2012

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Location: Netherlands
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Photography - Quantity: 1 - Numbered edition, Signed by author

Object: Book
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Photography
Author/ Illustrator: Erik Kessels
Book Title: Album Beauty - speciale editie
Condition: As new
Publication year oldest item: 2012
Edition: 1st Edition
Language: English
Publisher: RVB Books
Binding/ Material: Hardback
Extras: Numbered edition, Signed by author

Lot contains:

Erik Kessels (photography, editing); Christian Bunyan (essay) - Album Beauty: The Glory Days of the Photo Album - Paris, RVB-Books, 2012 - 1st edition - unpaginated (140 pp.), 98 images - Cloth hardcover - 21.5 × 13.3 cm Special edition with print. The book is numbered 56 (/ ?), and signed by Erik Kessels on the rear endpaper. Condition: as new.

Included in this special edition is a unique ‘found’ photo. Erik Kessels has made many books with found photos, including the “in almost every picture” series and the “useful photography” series (#002 of this is included in Parr and Badger II)

Album Beauty is an ode to the vanishing era of the photo album. Once commonplace in every home, the photo album has been replaced in the digital age by the storage of images online and on hard drives. These visual narratives are testament to the once-universal appeal of documenting and displaying the mundane. Commonly a repository of family history, they usually represented a manufactured family as edited for display. Albums spoke of birth, death, beauty, sexuality, pride, happiness, youth, competition, exploration, complicity and friendship. Numerous anonymous stories from all over the world will be told through the Erik Kessels collection. (source: RVB Books)

The commercial edition was printed in an edition of 1500 copies and published on the occasion of the exhibition in Arles (France) and the FOAM in Amsterdam.


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    I'm so sorry I missed your message. That's very inconsiderate of me. As for the 'poor' condition of the photograph: this is how Erik Kessels found it added it to the book. The individual and unique prints added to this special edition book are all from old 'found' albums hence in often in poor condition. I hope this eases your concerns,
    Kind regards
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