Two and Two by John Maclean. First edition (2010). First impression. Medium format paperback in fine condition. Signed by John MacLean to copyright page. Numbered to front end page (233/800). Also, there is a postcard loosely laid in. No markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Two and Two
John MacLeans fifth book of photographs. Photographing the same subject twice between 2008 and 2010. A rediscovered interest in Robert Rauschenberg’s collages, particularly his twin paintings (Factum I and Factum II), had diverted my thinking in 2008 away from the single photographic image towards combinations of 2 or more.
This, coupled with a desire to embark on a project that addressed the characteristics of the medium of photography itself, became the genesis of this series in which I have taken 2 photographs of the same subject and displayed them side by side. This book asserts that there is more than one way to take every photograph, and that 2 different photographs of the same subject represent 2 distinct choices. By presenting these 2 choices together, I aimed to define my decision-making process and thereby learn something about my use of photographic language.
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