Bill Jay's Album by Bill Jay
. First edition (2007). First impression. Large format hardback in new condition. No markings. This is a new book. Dust jacket in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Bill Jay's Album
Publisher's description: 'Bill Jay's impressive career in photography was launched in his native England, where he became the Institute of Contemporary Arts' first Director of Photography. In the early 1970s he moved to New Mexico to study with Beaumont Newhall and Van Deren Coke. He then founded the program of Photographic Studies at Arizona State University, and taught history and criticism classes there for the next 25 years. In short, with over 400 articles and 20-plus books to his credit, it would be an understatement to call Jay a doyen of the photographic world.
Over the years, he has met and photographed many photographers, and written 'verbal snapshots' to accompany each one. So, we are delighted now to present this selection of 100 of Jay's wonderful portraits and anecdotal texts, taken in the past three decades, and all annotated with handwritten captions. Included in this august lineup are Aaron Siskind, Daido Moriyama, Helen Gee, Lewis Baltz, Michael Kenna, Rosamond Wolff Purcell, as well as Weegee the Famous.'
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