LUTTER, Vera. Light in Transit. (Berlin): Holzwarth Publications, (2002).


(LUTTER, Vera).
Light in Transit.
(Berlin): Holzwarth Publications, (2002).

Oblong 4to (260 × 310 mm), pp.60. Black-and-white photographs. Essay by Gertrud Sandqvist in Swedish and English. Design by Hans Werner Holzwarth. Plain endpapers. Plain card boards, black cloth spine; top outer corner bumped, light soiling to bottom edge. Black-and-white photo-illustrated dust-jacket; light wear to edges, lightly cockled, crease to one corner. Gallery blindstamp to front free endpaper. Near-fine.

First edition. In Light in Transit, Vera Lutter presents her large-scale camera obscura photographs of airplanes at Frankfurt international Airport, made with exposures ranging from two hours to five days. Sandqvist writes, 'To see before us these pictures from one of the world's busiest airports, the hub for a myriad movements, as something totally silent, uncannily still, is that not to bring out the repressed passivity in supposedly active modern life?'


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