Jeff Wall: Catalogue Raisonne 2005-2021 (Hardcover)
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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.