Lewis Baltz: Texts

Lewis Baltz: Texts
Author: Lewis Baltz
Publisher: Steidl
Language: English
Pages: 160
Weight: 482 g
Binding: -
ISBN: 9783869304366
Price: €24.00
Product Description

This is the long-awaited compendium of Lewis Baltz's writings from 1975 until 2007, drawn from his critical writing for
magazines such as Art in America, the Times Literary Supplement, L Architecture d Aujourd hui, and Purple. The book
includes Baltz s texts on Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Robert Adams, Michael Schmidt, Allan Sekuka, Chris Burden,
Thomas Ruff, Barry Le Va, Jeff Wall, Félix González-Torres, John McLaughlin, Slavica Perkovic and Krzysztof Wodiczko,
among others. This important publication gives Baltz s literary output the standing it deserves and offers a unique insight
into some of history s leading photographers.
Born in 1945 in Newport Beach, California, Lewis Baltz is a defining photographer of the last half-century. After studying
at the San Francisco Art Institute and Claremont Graduate School, Baltz came to prominence with the New
Topographics movement of the 1970s. His awards include a Guggenheim fellowship and the Charles Pratt Memorial
Award, and his work is held in most major museum collections. Baltz s books with Steidl include 89 91, Sites of
Technology (2007), WORKS (2010), The Prototype Works (2011) and Candlestick Point (2011).