The Red Couch: A Portrait of America

By: Moon, William Least Heat (Text & Interviews by)

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CK4 - A first printing hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has price clipped, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some light foxing on the page edges and endpapers, gift inscription to the previous owner on the half-title page, light tanning and shelf wear. SIGNED and inscribed to previous owner by the William Least Heat Moon and Kevin A. Clarke on the title page and half-title page. Photography by Kevin Clarke and Horst Wackerbarth. In 1979 German born photographers Horst Wackerbarth and his American friend Kevin Clarke set out to compile a subjective photographic portrait of the United States. The two, photographic installation artists, transported a red velvet couch around the United States. The two photographers also inviting all kinds of people to have themselves photographed with the couch in all sorts of settings and locations. The resulting collection was published in this book with the addition of brief essays by a noted American author about the personalities and journey and what these reveal about the US. The entire project can best be described as an eccentric portrait of the United States circa 1980. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Title: The Red Couch: A Portrait of America

Author: Moon, William Least Heat (Text & Interviews by)

Categories: Photography,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, Alfred Van Der Marck Editions: 1985

ISBN: 0912383054

ISBN 13: 9780912383057

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Book ID: EC20075BB

Keywords: PHOTOGRAPHY