Francesca Woodman by Chris Townsend (paperback)
This unique and much-admired book is now available for the first time in paperback. This comprehensive monograph includes over 250 of Woodman’s works – some of which have never been exhibited or published before.
"Woodman's pioneering style and technique have made her one of America's most notable and well-respected photographers of the late 20th century." -Aesthetica
The precocious and brilliant American artist Francesca Woodman, is one of post-war photography's most original figures. This important book includes a major review of her life's work based on research by art historian Chris Townsend, together with extracts and facsimile pages from Francesca's personal journals edited and curated by her father, George Woodman.
About the author: Chris Townsend’s recent publications include The Art of Tracey Emin (co-edited with Prof. Mandy Merck, 2002) and The Art of Rachel Whiteread (2004). Forthcoming volumes include the monographs A World at Random: The Art of Boyle Family (2005) and New Art from London (2006).
25 x 29cm
Phaidon Press Ltd