Anthony Stokes - The Valleys (Signed)
One of our favourites here at PBJ HQ! The Welsh Eggleston, Anthony Stokes.
Signed 1st edition published by Seren, 2007
Format: Hardback with dustjacket
Condition: Very Good. Some minor yellowing to outer pages and dust jacket has some minor shelf wear.
Acting as a direct response to the socioeconomic changes in the valleys of south Wales, this collection of photographs encapsulates the region through images of homes, shops, buildings, industrial sites, and the people who live there. Abjuring traditional lines and landscapes, this record focuses on the forms and colors of a region suffering from dwindling communities, casual reconstruction, and general dereliction. An important historical record, these images and their cumulative effect provide a remarkable look into and rich commentary on the modern changes and struggles of south Wales--and suggest that art can be made from the everyday
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