Jeff Wall: Catalogue Raisonne 2005-2021 (Hardcover)

Jeff Wall: Catalogue Raisonne 2005-2021 By Gary Dufour (Editor), Jean-Francois Chevrier (Contributions by), Thierry de Duve (Contributions by), David Campany (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Gary Dufour (Editor), Jean-Francois Chevrier (Contributions by), Thierry de Duve (Contributions by), David Campany (Contributions by)
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A handsome volume of the renowned photographer’s work from 2005 to 2021

Best known for his large-scale photographs, carefully constructed “near documentaries” created in collaboration with the subjects, Jeff Wall (b. 1946) is one of the most influential photographers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Often displayed as backlit color transparencies, Wall’s works have helped define the use of color and painterly sensibilities in contemporary art photography. This volume collects over fifteen years’ worth of new work from Jeff Wall in a lavish presentation that includes multiple gatefolds to better convey the scale of Wall’s work. As a collection of Wall’s most recent work, this volume will include numerous pieces that are as-yet unfamiliar to many of his fans. Chevrier’s essay deftly summarizes  the varied directions of Wall’s recent work and contextualizes them within the body of work that precedes this volume; de Duve’s and Campany’s wide-ranging conversations with the artist cover the role of performance and the effects of spontaneity and scale, respectively.

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About the Author

Gary Dufour is an art historian and curator, previously having served as the chief curator and deputy director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Jean-François Chevrier is professor in the history of contemporary art at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780300269277
ISBN-10: 0300269277
Publisher: Gagosian Gallery
Publication Date: October 18th, 2022
Pages: 352
Language: English