Gathered Leaves by Alec Soth. First edition (2015). First impression of this Clamshell box which contains miniature copies of four Soth books: Songbook, Niagara, Broken Manual and Sleeping by the Mississippi. Flat signed by both inside box. No markings, this is a brand new book. Please see pictures. Paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Gathered Leaves
Gathered Leaves is the result of Soth’s first major UK Show. The name of the exhibition comes from a poem called Song of Myself by Walt Whitman. Thus, this name is a reference to Soth’s works being together in this title but also, alludes to how this work is deeply personal and therefore, a story of Soth himself.
Gathered Leaves contains intimate portraits, desolate landscapes and the open wilderness. They are haunting, striking and full of the a profound sense of humanity. This way, the viewer explores human emotions and desires through Soth’s unique work. Besides, the collection of images
About Alec Soth
Alec Soth (born 1969) is an American photographer, based in Minneapolis. He is a member of Magnum Photos. Soth makes “large-scale American projects” featuring the midwestern United States. New York Times art critic Hilarie M. Sheets wrote that he has made a “photographic career out of finding chemistry with strangers” and photographs “loners and dreamers”. His work tends to focus on the “off-beat, hauntingly banal images of modern America” according to The Guardian art critic Hannah Booth.
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