Principio Erat - with Signed Print (2/2) by Bill Henson. First edition (2019). First impression in new condition (one of 500 copies) with a signed C-Type print by Bill Henson held in a card wallet at the rear endpage. No markings, this is a new book. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
*Disclaimer, this is not the original print that goes with the book. It is the print that originally came with the other version of the book. This was a replacement for the original print which was damaged*
About Principio Erat
This exquisite new Bill Henson publication from Éditions Bessard features two trade editions of 500 copies each.
About Bill Henson
Bill Henson is a widely acclaimed Australian contemporary photographer. Henson has exhibited extensively. Both in his native Australia since his first solo exhibition in 1975 at the age of 19. Which was at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. As well as this his work has been exhibited internationally.
Henson’s photographs explore themes of the Romantic movement. Such as the Sublime in contrast with intimacy found in the everyday moment. So, His use of chiaroscuro and a reduced palette coupled with a tendency to underexpose creates images that recall Flemish still-lifes and the works of Caravaggio. Henson, who describes his subject matter through shadow as much as through light. Therefore, he manages to evoke a sense of uncertainty and beauty, not only in his figure studies but also his photographs of seemingly banal landscapes such as those in his Suburban Series.
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