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Ralph Gibson. Nude, Art Edition No. 1–100 ‘Chicago Nude’

Edition of 100
Gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., hardcover volume in clamshell box, 13 x 17.3 in., 306 pages
US$ 3,000
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Ralph Gibson’s seductive and dreamlike photography summons visceral sensation and calls out for tactile attention. His photographs pay homage to the masters of art history while also experimenting in the arena of erotic imagery. This exquisite Art Edition comes with the 1981 gelatin silver print Untitled (Chicago Nude), a sumptuous monochrome picture of a female figure emerging from darkness into light.

Limited Art Edition of 100 copies, signed by Ralph Gibson, including the gelatin silver print Untitled (Chicago Nude), 2008

The Infinite Subtlety of the Female Form

Limited to 100 numbered copies and signed by Ralph Gibson, this Art Edition includes the gelatin silver print Untitled (Chicago Nude), 2008. Format 35.5 x 28 cm (14 x 11 in.)

A decade after his first TASCHEN book, Deus ex machina, master photographer Ralph Gibson returns with an exquisite collection of nudes, combining the best of his recent work with an in-depth interview by Eric Fischl. Strikingly graphic, meticulously composed, and loaded with subtle provocations, Gibson’s mysterious, dreamlike images pay homage to greats such as Man Ray and Edward Weston, while continually pursuing new frontiers.

Lovers and collectors of fine art photography will relish this rare opportunity to own a signed, numbered limited-edition volume, as well as the gelatin silver print of one of his nudes.

Also available in a second Art Edition with an alternative print
The photographer

Ralph Gibson began taking pictures while in the U.S. Navy in the 1950s, and later assisted Dorothea Lange and Robert Frank before establishing his own studio in New York. The recipient of NEA and Guggenheim grants, Gibson was made a Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2002.

The contributing author

Eric Fischl is an internationally renowned figurative painter and sculptor. Born in New York and educated in Arizona and California, he is currently based in the New York area with his wife, painter April Gornik.

Ralph Gibson.
Nude, Art Edition No. 1–100 ‘Chicago Nude’
Edition of 100
Gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., hardcover volume in clamshell box, 13 x 17.3 in., 306 pages
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Ralph Gibson.
Nude, Art Edition No. 1–100 ‘Chicago Nude’
Edition of 100
US$ 3,000