Stuttgart: Distributed Art Pub Inc (Dap) / Edition Cantz, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on title page, and 13 artists on respective pages. Small Quarto. 189 (2)pp. Pictorial paper-covered boards. Signed and dated in pencil by Katz on title-page. Published to accompany exhibitions in Eindhoven, Stuttgart and Frankfurt in 1989, 90 & 91. Profusely illustrated with over 150 b/w reproductions of photographs by Katz of artists such as Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joseph Beuys, Jan Debbaut, Luciano Fabro, Fritz Gruber, Anselm Kiefer, Roy Lichtenstein, Reinhard Mucha, Robert Rauschenberg, Emil Schuhmacher, Andy Warhol, E. Wimstarkenburg, and many others. Original signatures (on or below their images) by the following artists: Lawrence Weiner, Gilbert & George, John Baldessari, Cindi Sherman, Georg Baselitz, Gerhard Richter, Claes Oldenburg, Markus Lüpertz, Per Kirkeby, Emil Schuhmacher, Bernd Becher and Günther Uecker. Katz's work often focused on his artists friends, capturing them in their studios, exhibitions, as well as in their private moments. Edited by Markus Hartmann. Text in English and German. Translations by Joy Fischer, Françoise Joli and Marie Paule Hastert. Minor scuffing on binding. Head of spine bumped with small closed tear. Unique, signed copy with binding in very good, interior in fine condition. vg. Item #23982
Text contents: Markus Lüpertz: Portrait des Fotografen Benjamin Katz / Portrait of the photographer Benjamin Katz. Georg Baselitz: Die Fotografen haben lange geschlafen / Photographers dreamt for a long time. Wilfried Wiegand: Der Blick des Freundes / A friend takes a look. Doris Feiereisen: Vier Bildbeschreibungen / Four descriptions of pictures. Johannes Cladders: Täglich werden sie zu Tausenden.../ Every day they are made in the thousands... Freddy Langer: Über den Künstler-Fotografen Benjamin Katz. On the artist-photographer Benjamin Katz. Einzelausstellungen, Ausstellungsbeteiligungen / Individual exhibitions, participations in exhibitions. Verzeichnis der Abgebildeten / Index of persons portrayed.