Pleasures and Terrors of Demestic Comfort, Galassi, MoMA, 1991, 1st/C-VG-pb


Pleasures And Terrors Of Domestic Comfort Contemporary American Photographs by Peter Galassi. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, U.S.A. 1991. 9.50×11.50×0.40. 128pp. 153 illustrations (95 in color). First Edition. Out-of-Print. In COLLECTIBLE VERY GOOD condition – Softcover photographic wrappers bright, clean, square, binding tight, with light edge wear, bottom front cover corner tip beginning delamination, plus one very shallow diagonal scratch center front cover, else Fine (see photos). All interior pages clean, unmarked, unfaded.

Original stiff color photo-illustrated glossy tan wraps with blue and red lettering on cover and spine. Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort” at the museum of Modern Art, New York, from September 26 – December 31, 1991. Design and typography by Michael Hentges, halftone photography by by Robert J. Hennessey, cover photograph by Philip-Lorca Dicorcia, back cover by Lorie Novak. Introduction by Peter Galassi with notes and list of illustrations to the text. Illustrated with photographs in b/w and color throughout. List of photographs at rear.
“Living rooms and bedrooms, grownups and kids, the expectations and anxieties of American domestic comfort are laid before us in this lively books of pictures, published to accompany a major exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City. Among the sixty-two photographers whose unique work is represented are Tina Barney, Ellen Brooks, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Doug Dubois, William Eggleston, Mary Frey, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin,Sally Mann, Nic Nicosia, Nicholas Nixon, Lorie Novak, Cindy Sherman, Sage Sohier, Joel Sternfeld, Larry Sultan, JoAnn Verburg, Carrie May Weems and Neal Winocur.” (From the back cover).
Long Out-of-Print, Collectible First Edition in Very Good condition.

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Weight 2.00 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 3 × 14.00 in


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