Catherine Opie With essays by Hilton Als, Douglas Fogle, Helen Molesworth, and Elizabeth A. T. Smith, and an interview by Charlotte Cotton

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Long awaited, the first survey of the work of one of America's foremost contemporary fine art photographers

For almost 40 years, Catherine Opie has been documenting with psychological acuity the cultural and geographic identity of contemporary America. This unique artist monograph presents a compelling visual narrative of Opie's work since the early 1980s, pairing images across bodies of work to form a full picture of her artistic vision. With more than 300 beautiful illustrations and made in close collaboration with Opie, the book marks a turning point in the consideration of this artist's work to date.

Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 323 x 275 mm (12 3/4 x 10 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 338 pp
  • ISBN: 9781838662189

Hilton Als is a New York-based writer and theater critic.

Charlotte Cotton is an independent curator and author of several books on photography including The Photograph as Contemporary Art.

Douglas Fogle is an independent curator based in Los Angeles.

Helen Molesworth is a curator and writer.

Elizabeth A. T. Smith is executive director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.

"[This book is] dedicated to Opie's life and work across her entire career." - The Financial Times

"Few other photographers have documented contemporary America more acutely or incisively than Catherine Opie. This monograph presents over 300 images encompassing the 1980s to today." — The Art Newspaper

"This hotly-anticipated tome offers a window into the iconic, subversive and poignant world of a true maverick in visual storytelling." — Wallpaper*