"SUDEK" par Sonja BULLATY. Editions Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York. 1978.
"SUDEK" par Sonja BULLATY. Editions Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York. 1978. Edition originale imprimée en Suisse. in-4 carré, couverture toilée marron sous jaquette photo. 190 pages. Texte en anglais, introduction par Anna Farova, illustré de 79 reproductions photographiques noir & blanc, pleine page dont 3 en double page dépliante, de Josef Sudek.
"This is the first book ever to be published in the West on the art of the great Czech photographer Josef Sudek. One of the great masters of twentieth-century photography - ranking alongside Atget, Man Ray, Steichen, Stieglitz, and Weston - Sudek's work has rarely been seen outside Czechoslovakia. Because of his habit of making a very small number of prints from his negatives - in many cases only one - few have ever been available to museums or collectors. Over the years almost all the photographs selected for this book were sent by Sudek to his friend and former assistant Sonja Bullaty and her husband, Angelo Lomeo, in New York. It was Sudek's wish that these photographs would form a comprehensive collection of his work outside Czechoslovakia. In 1976, during Miss Bullaty's kast visit with Sudek in Prague, Sudek agreed that this collection in New York should form the basis of a book and exhibit..." Ref LPB0520