Copyright 2014 the estate of Aaron Siskind
Photographer: Aaron Siskind (1903 – 1991) USA
Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin (TX) (first published by Editions Hazan, Paris, 2014)
Essays: Charles Traub, Gilles Mora
Hardcover book with dust jacket, sewn binding, four-color lithography, Chronology, Bibliography, List of Photographs, printed in Italy
Photobook designer: Nicolas Hubert
Notes: A photographer who first came into recognition for his documentary photographs of NYC as part of Photo League. Siskind then evolved into one of the ground breaking and subsequent prominent photographers making the conceptual leap into Abstraction and his close friendship with Franz Kline and Robert Motherwell. He viewed photography as a visual language of signs, metaphors and symbols as the equivalent of poetry and music.