Made Realities: Photographs by Demand, diCorcia, Gursky and Wall (Hardcover)

Made Realities: Photographs by Demand, diCorcia, Gursky and Wall By Draiflessen Collection (Editor), Julia Franck (Contributions by), Jonas Lüscher (Contributions by), Angela Steidele (Contributions by), George Pavlopoulos (Contributions by) Cover Image

Made Realities: Photographs by Demand, diCorcia, Gursky and Wall (Hardcover)

By Draiflessen Collection (Editor), Julia Franck (Contributions by), Jonas Lüscher (Contributions by), Angela Steidele (Contributions by), George Pavlopoulos (Contributions by)

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Between documentation and fiction—the realities of four world-famous photographers.
 
Recognizing strangeness in familiar objects, the present in the past, the artificial in the authentic–the four masterly photographers in this collection offer glimpses of a world that blurs the boundary between reality and imagination. Showcasing the work of Thomas Demand, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Andreas Gursky, and Jeff Wall, this book presents four photographers whose images skillfully interrogate the possibilities and limitations of their medium.
 
Working with both analog and digital technologies, each photographer not only formulates a wholly distinct way of seeing reality but also analyzes human perception itself, inviting viewers to individually interpret their works. Their subjects range from fleeting everyday scenes to mysterious events and re-enacted historical happenings. What these images all share is the artists’ intent to meld the documentary—traditionally seen as photography’s cardinal virtue—with the fictional. This exclusive volume presents the works of the stars of the contemporary international photography scene.
The Draiflessen Collection was established in 2009 by the Brenninkmeijer entrepreneurial family.

Julia Franck is the author of five novels and a short story collection and was awarded the German Book Prize in 2007 for her novel The Blindness of the Heart.

Jonas Lüscher won the Swiss Book Prize in 2017 for his novel Kraft.

Angela Steidele has written several books and was awarded the Bavarian Book Prize for her novel about Ludwig II’s circle, Rosenstengel.

George Pavlopoulos is the author of three novels and a short story collection.
Product Details ISBN: 9783777437781
ISBN-10: 3777437786
Publisher: Hirmer Publishers
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2021
Pages: 136