Essay by Alasdair Foster. Photographs by Erwin Olaf.
New York. Aperture. 2008. First edition; first printing. Signed by Olaf in ink to half-title. Blue woven cloth hardback, with image pasted to front board, title in gilt. 112 pages. DVD of 'Erwin Olaf Selected Films' inserted at rear. 65 four-colour images. 340 x 260mm (13½ x 10¼"). 1.4kg. 9781597110617. English. Near fine; the very slightest surface wear to boards, an excellent copy.
A scarce, signed collection of Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf's stylized photographs. Olaf's images use a nostalgic mid-century palette and aesthetic. His subjects are centre-stage in a drama that is drenched with melancholy and loneliness.