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CREWDSON, Gregory (New York, 1962)Alone Street

New York,  Aperture 2021 - Prima edizione (First Edition)

Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates. 47 colour photographs by Gregory Crewdson. An interview with the artist by Cate Blanchett

Cm 25x33,5,  pp. 180 Rilegato tela con tavola applicata al piatto anteriore (original full cloth with inlay to front cover)  Perfetto (Mint)

Alone Street brings together two major bodies of work by Gregory Crewdson, Cathedral of the Pines (Aperture, 2016) and An Eclipse of Moths (Aperture, 2020), in a single, elegant, and affordable monograph. Both series expand on the artist's obsessive exploration of the psychogeography of small-town, post-industrial New England and underscore the precision and depth of Crewdson's unique mode of photographic storytelling. In each image, light, color, and carefully crafted scenography evoke the feeling that, as art historian Alexander Nemerov has astutely described, “all that ever happened in these places seems crystallized in his tableaux, as if the quiet melancholy of Crewdson's scenes gathered the unruly sorrows and other little-guessed feelings of people long-gone who once stood on those spots.” In addition to the full set of images from each series, Alone Street, presents a selection of behind-the-scenes images and storyboards, revealing the extensive preparation and planning that went into the making of each work.