Jan Groover: Photographs, Jan Groover, introduction by John Szarkowski, Published by Bullfinch Press/Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1993. First Edition/First Printing. 4to – over 9¾ – 12″ Quarto. 59 plates; 36 tritone and 24 color reproductions. Burnt orange cloth boards, blue spine titles, beige endpapers. Volume is in unread condition with very light toning to outer edges not affecting plates or text block; small black remainder mark outer tail edge. Unclipped dustjacket in fine condition.
Known particularly for her luminous still lifes Jan Groover has achieved a reputation among viewers, critics and collectors for her contribution to contemporary fine-art photography. This book features a selection of her work. Groover’s early photographs – close-up and larger than life – brought critical acclaim and popularity, and although her work has become increasingly complex she continues to use ordinary household utensils and other everyday objects. 002527 $70