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The Unseen Eye, Photographs from the Unconscious
Introduction by William A. Ewing
Hardcover, 10 1/4 x 11 inches
132 pages, 370 four-color images
Published: Fall 2011
Designed by Jesse Holborn/Design Holborn
Book Condition: New
More than 350 intensely evocative, frequently surreal images are brilliantly sequenced for an unnerving cumulative effect. Most critically, they are drawn together by Hunt’s highly personal monologue that weaves throughout the book. The end result is a series of surprising epiphanies about how and why one collects. This volume is a must for anyone who collects or has considered putting together a collection of their own.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
W. M. Hunt is a frequent lecturer on the art of collecting and an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts, New York. An earlier exhibition of his collection launched to critical acclaim at the Rencontres d’Arles Photographie in 2005 before traveling to the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, and FOAM, Amsterdam.
William A. Ewing (introduction) is the former director of the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, and has curated a number of international exhibitions on the themes of the body and the face. He is the author of more than a dozen books on diverse aspects of photography.