FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Chronologically arranged chapters correspond to Gibson's various books (including The Somnambulist, 1970) and phases, from 1960 to the present.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Collects a wide range of works by the American photographer from 1960 to 1986. His images are mostly urban, largely unpeopled (or with only a stray hand, foot, or ear), surrealistic, and often include bold architectural elements. His high-contrast work is enhanced by the printing process, and these rich reproductions serve him well. Tropism" is an innate response to stimuli. Gibson's stimuli have been "light, texture, abstraction, and gesture.
I have been following Ralph Gibson for years, and love his work. His autobiographical book, Self-Exposure, has informative essays into his life and more importantly, his approach and philosophy to photography.
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Ralph Gibson (born January 16, 1939) is an American art photographer best known for his photographic books. His images often incorporate fragments with erotic and mysterious undertones, building narrative meaning through contextualization and surreal juxtaposition. Gibson enlisted in the United States Navy in 1956 and became a Photographers Mate studying photography until 1960. Gibson then continued his photography studies at the San Francisco Art Institute between 1960 - 1962
Publisher's Description. Known for his enigmatic, high contrast images, Ralph Gibson developed a distinct style of elegant and spare surrealism in the 1960s and 1970s. His famous books The Somnambulist, Déjà Vu, and Days at Sea developed an almost cult-like following. Tropism is a definitive retrospective of Gibson's work, published to coincide with the 1987 exhibition held at the International Center of Photography in New York.
This first major retrospective survey of the photographs of Ralph Gibson, founder of Lustrum Press, shows how his style has evolved from documentary to surrealistic. Publication coincides with an International Center for Photography traveling exhibition.
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