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JOHN GOSSAGE: LOOKING UP BEN JAMES -- A FABLE. Martin Parr. Steidl Verlag, Gottingen, 2017. 192 pp. with 133 ills. (18 col.). 41 x 33 cm. ISBN 9783869305899 In English.
Due date: February 2017. Publisher's description: Martin Parr and John Gossage's British coastal trip covered spots like Georgian Clifton (Bristol), Severn Bridge (Wales), and Caerau, the mining village near Cardiff where photographer Robert Frank had made his famous report and met the miner Ben James in 1953. The road took them further north to reach Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales, ending in Liverpool, Morecambe and smaller towns in the Lake District. The outcome are shots of street scenes, backyards, gardens, sceneries and very few people on the way, silent testimonies of small, unexpected details of everyday life in a world that is not visited by many, let alone photographed. As Parr concludes in his introductory text: "I am amazed that the collective vision of this volume is so familiar, but entirely alien. It restores my faith in photography to know that a mature and original photographer like John Gossage can see the things I just did not notice."
Artist(s):Gossage, John
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 154249
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