"CLEMENS KALISCHER" par Denis BRUDNA & Norbert BUNGE. Editions Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit. 2002.
"CLEMENS KALISCHER" par Denis BRUDNA & Norbert BUNGE. Editions Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit. 2002. Imprimé en Allemagne. Petit in-4, couverture cartonnée photo, pages de garde illustrées. 176 pages. Texte bilingue anglais/ allemand, introduction par Miles Unger, illustré de 120 reproductions photographiques noir & blanc, pleine page, de Clemens Kalischer suivi en fin de volume de la transcription d'un entretien entre le photographe et Norbert Bunge à Stockbridge (Massachusetts) en Octobre 1999.
"For much of his career Clemens Kalischer has played the role of the Invisible Man. It is a role that seems to suit him. Never inclined to seek the limelight, he has quietly over six decades built a body of work notable for its high quality and open-armed embrace of the varied human condition. Over that time Kalischer and his camera have ranged far and wide, from the streets of New York to rural Italian villages, from snowbound New England to a depressed coal mining town in western Pennsylvania. And throughout his travels he has remained open to all, excluding nothing to interest that passed in front of his lens. Invisibility in Clemens Kalischer's case does not simply reflect an unwillingness to promote himself. it involves as well a recognition that photography of the kind he practices demands that the photographer remains invisible so that the subject can be revealed with maximum clarity. In losing himself, Kalischer gains the world..." Ref LPB0388