Photographs by Jeff WALL

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Essays by art critics and academics on Wall's influential body of work. Authors include Homay King (Art History Professor at Bryn Mawr College); Kaja Silverman (Film Professor University of CA, Berkeley.)

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PHILIP URSPRUNG, born 1963 in Baltimore/USA, professor at the Institute for History and Theory of Architecture, ETH Zurich. JAQUES HERZOG, architect, born 1950 in Basle/Switzerland. Partner in the office of Herzog & de Meuron. Lives and works in Basle. JEFF WALL, artist, born 1946 in Vancouver/Canada. Lives and works in Vancouver.
Published January 1, 2002 by Steidl and the Hasselblad Center..
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There is a paradox in Levinstein’s approach that is shared by legions of greater and lesser street photographers: he was hunting for the poetry of real life, but what he shot was generally the sort of thing that street photographers generally shoot.

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This enormous, 12"×18" book with 220 carefully composed shots and 12 gatefolds should be the New York photo book of the season.

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A Canadian photographer justly celebrated over the last 30 or so years for his heightened, meticulous, pre-Photoshop photomontage tableaux, Wall won the prestigious Hasselblad award in 2002, one of the benefits of which is this gorgeous retrospective volume.

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The New York Review of Books

In my green safari jacket with its large pockets, I placed my police and subway passes, a few rolls of film, a subway map, a notebook, and a small, white, gold-trimmed wedding album containing pictures of people I’d already photographed in the subway.

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