Preface by Judith G. Hochberg and Michael P. Mattis. Essays by Sarah M. Lowe. A Memoir and a Summation by Dody Weston Thompson.
Lodima Press. Revere, Pennsylvania. 2003. First edition. Cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 252 pages. 109 quad tone plates, reproducing the photographs to their actual size and on two different paper stocks to reflect Weston's choice of papers and finish. Plus 13 text illustrations. English. 320 x 320mm. 2.7kg. 9781888899092. Near fine; the slightest shelf wear, with a small 1cm nick to the head of the spine of the jacket, lightly bumped to base of spine.
One of the finest surveys of Edward Weston's work to be published. Life Work contains a photographic survey of the photographer's work spanning his whole career. It illustrates his varied styles and subjects including nudes, studio work, images of Mexico, the still lifes, abstractions and American landscapes. The book accompanied a touring exhibition of the collection.