Item #54632 ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS. Diana Schoenfeld.
ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS
ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS
ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS
ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS
ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS

ILLUSORY ARRANGEMENTS:

Los Angeles: G. Ray Hawkins, 1978. Limited first edition. Oblong small quarto of 20 leaves of stiff art paper, comprised of a penciled limitation leaf signed and dated 1977 by the artist and numbered 8/20; a leaf signed in pencil by G. Ray Hawkins, publisher, Los Angeles, 1978; 15 leaves each with an original gelatin silver photograph mounted within a debossed frame, followed by three blank leaves at the end. Bound in quarter black calf and charcoal cloth, with the artist and publisher in silver ink on the spine. Housed in a matching slipcase of calf and cloth. Fine. Item #54632

Diana Schoenfeld, born 1949 and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, attended college in Florida and Switzerland before receiving her M.A. and M.F.A. in photography from the University of New Mexico. She has taught photography since 1975, primarily at the College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, and exhibited widely in the United States, Canada and Europe. Her 1984 M.F.A. thesis, Symbol and Surrogate: An Interpretive Description of the Picture-Within-the Picture in Photography, was the basis for her curated exhibition held at the Galleries of the Claremont College, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and the published catalogue, Symbol and Surrogate, the Picture Within, Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1989.

This artist's book of 15 female figure studies 4 3/8 x 3 1/8 inches from the photographer's picture within the picture series are exquisitely composed from multiple negatives and rendered in the mid to lower tonal range.

Price: $2,000.00

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