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Available in an extremely limited edition, "Tracht" is based on photographer Juergen Teller's "Miss World" project, in which he took portraits of the contestants from each country during the 1999 pageant. These close-ups are printed with spectacular, glossy precision that convey the feeling of prints themselves. Bound in a linen cover and slipcased, each copy has 76 color plates and is signed and numbered by the artist.
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Book Description New York: Lehmann Maupin, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st Edition. First edition, first and only printing. Condition: New, sealed in its original paper wrapping. A very scarce, sealed, mint example from Teller's own studio archive. Signed and numbered limited edition of 500 copies (this is no. 305). Hardcover. Cream linen cloth covered boards, with the title and author stamped in red to the cover and spine, in a card slipcase. No dust jacket, as issued. Photographs by Juergen Teller. Design by Miles Murray Sorrell. 4to (34.5cm x 22cm), pp.64, 76 colour photographs, including 2 gatefolds. Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006) pp.170-171. From Parr & Badger: "Tracht (a German word with no English equivalent, but 'national costume' comes close) began when Teller was asked to photograph Miss Venezuela in Caracas. Later, in November 1999, he photographed all the Miss World contestants when they were in London, portraying them in a way that is both expected and unexpected. These young ladies, who full intend their faces and their figures to make their fortunes, are trained to project a particular look - a mask of beauty - for the camera. Thus they do what is expected for this well-known fashion photographer and his camera (and strobe), little realizing that they are facing a latter-day Diane Arbus in disguise, and that a game is being played with the mask they are presenting." NB: The main photograph above is a stock image for illustration purposes only. The book on offer is new and sealed and can be seen in the additional images. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-12610958173
Book Description Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Signed limited 176/500 cream cloth boards in slipcase as new. Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. Seller Inventory # 75640
Book Description Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0966990005