Duane Michals


A beautifully produced of work by Duane Michals, one of the great photographic innovators of the past century

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Born in 1932 in Pennsylvania, Duane Michals has become best known for his compelling narrative sequences, including The Voyage of the Spirit After Death, Paradise Regained and The Fallen Angel. His oeuvre reflects a haunting obsession with life and death, fantasy and reality – thematic opposites expressed through his technical use of double exposures, superimposed images, props, mirrors and the ambiguous notations that often appear on the margins of the photographs.

The Photofile series brings together the best work of the world’s greatest photographers, in an affordable pocket format. Handsome and collectable, the books are produced to the highest standards. Each volume contains some sixty full-page reproductions printed in superb duotone, together with a critical introduction and a full bibliography. The series has been awarded the first annual prize for distinguished photographic books by the International Center of Photography, New York.

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Weight 257 g
Dimensions 12.4 x 19 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 October 1990
Number of pages 144
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Introduction by Renaud Camus
Dimensions 12.4 x 19 cm
Weight 257 g
Renaud Camus was born in Chamalières, France, in 1946. He is a novelist and an extremely prolific writer on the arts and culture.