Jock Sturges: The Last Day of Summer (Paperback)

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Jock Sturges: The Last Day of Summer (Paperback)

By Jock Sturges (Photographer), Jock Sturges, Jayne Anne Philips (Text by (Art/Photo Books))

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In 1990, the FBI entered Sturges's studio and seized his work, claiming violation of child pornography laws. Citizens, artists, and the media responded with outrage. With The Last Day of Summer, Aperture accords Sturges's vision the dignity and respect it so richly deserves.
In the 58 images of this handsome... monograph, Sturges sustains a delicate balance on a very precarious wire... His struggle is to observe and render his subjects in all of their complexities, trembling on the cusp of change. The result of this long-term, communal effort is one of the most clear-eyed, responsible investigations of puberty and the emergence of sexuality in the medium's history, making a metaphor of the metamorphosis from child to adult. --A. D. Coleman, The New York Observer.
Product Details ISBN: 9780893815387
ISBN-10: 0893815381
Publisher: Aperture
Publication Date: June 15th, 2005
Pages: 96
Language: English