Gods of Earth and Heaven

By: Witkin, Joel-Peter

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In this, our second volume of Witkin's photographs, the work is as controversial as ever. In often torturous or eroticized still lifes and tableaux, cadavers, physical anomalies, transsexuals and animals are carefully arranged to create a mythology that could originate only in the imagination of this singular artist. In Gods of Earth and Heaven, Witkin advances an aesthetic point of view in a manner that raises his artistic output to a new level of sophistication. As often praised as he is derided by critics, his work has become a basis for serious debate on issues of life and death, love and sexuality. At the very least Witkin's work challenges traditional canons of beauty and the spiritual in art. An updated bibliography and exhibition history are included.

Title: Gods of Earth and Heaven

Author: Witkin, Joel-Peter

Categories: Art,

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Publisher: U.S.A., Twelvetrees Press: 1994

ISBN Number: 0942642392

ISBN Number 13: 9780942642391

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 133025

Description: Book is excellent, as new throughout with sharp corners to covers, no blemishes of any kind. Dust jacket has several stippled indentations to front cover, very small indications of edge wear at top and bottom spine, otherwise clean with no tears or other chipping. Wrapped in mylar protective cover. 3rd edition, limited to 5000 copies.