GOLDBLATT, David. ~ Particulars.
Johannesburg Goodman Gallery Editions 2003
27 black and white photographs. One of only 500 of which only 200 wre issued with a dust jacket, as here (part of the print run included 100 copies nd 20 proofs in slipcases with an original print). First edition. 4to. (370x350 mms), original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in blind, original white pictorial dust jacket, in the original mailing box, near fine.
Goldblatt's strong book contains close-ups of parts of bodies and dreives from the time when he worked for his father who was a men's outfitter - "that awareness of the body, of its proprtions, size and build...has become sharper and broader.."(Introduction). Goldblatt expands the subject as the physiological details give sociological clues with feeds in to the political. "This premise that the personal becomes the political, is always at the heart of Goldblatt's work". Parr & Badger, The Photobook Vol II, pp.114-5.
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