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Jakob Tuggener: Books and Films







JAKOB TUGGENER: BUCHER UND FILME/BOOKS AND FILMS.
Ed. by Martin Gasser.
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Winterthur, 2018. Published in association with Jakob Tuggener-Stiftung, Uster, and Steidl Verlag, Gottingen. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. Bilingual in German and English.
Fourteen volumes. 35 x 26 cm.
Hardcover, wooden slipcase, ISBN 978-3-95829-328-1 
Worldwide 38638
$800.00x


Publisher's description:
"Factory conditions, country life and the glamour of high society were among the key themes of German photographer Jakob Tuggener (1904-88); he was also fascinated by railroads, ports, ships, car races and airshows. From the mid-1930s Tuggener made book maquettes of all these subjects, each crafted meticulously by hand and featuring up to 150 original photos. None of these was published in his lifetime except  Fabrik (1943), which has formed the basis of his international reputation and was reprinted by Steidl in 2011. Many of Tuggener's subjects are also the focus of his short films, whose style oscillates between the documentary and fantasy.  Books and Films comprises facsimiles of 12 of Tuggener's maquettes, dating from 1936 to 1982, as well as a selection of his 16mm films on DVD. Both these silent black-and-white films and his photobooks contain no text, as he intended. This comprehensive publication is the first opportunity to grasp the immense scope of Tuggener's work."


For more publications on Jakob Tuggener, click here.


This beautiful set of 14 volumes is held in a wooden slipcase.


The set consists of an introductory volume written by Martin Gasser, 12 facsimiles of photobook maquettes, and a DVD with a selection of 14 silent short films.
Each facsimile volume features full page reproductions of Tuggener's original photographs.


 
  
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For over 50 years, Worldwide Books has served academic, museum and public libraries as a specialized source for art exhibition catalogues issued by museums and galleries throughout the world. For the past two decades Worldwide has also offered comprehensive coverage of new books on art, architecture, photography and design published by hundreds of leading American trade and university presses. Serving as a centralized source for a wide range of scholarly art books and exhibition catalogues, Worldwide is uniquely positioned to assist and guide art libraries in careful and efficient collection development.


 

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