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Emmet Gowin (American, b.1941)
LOT ID: 78018
Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints), ie. circa 1964

Silver Print, Book with paper cover and 14 gelatin silver prints
7 х 4.5 in. (17.78 x 11.43 cm.)
Unsigned
Edition of 100
Lot description
Rare book with paper cover containing 14 original gelatin silver prints dating 1963-64. One of 100 copies printed, not numbered. Photographs are mounted to paper pages, fully adhered and flat. 11.5 x 10.5 inches overall (29.2 x 26.7 cm).

In 1965 as a senior at Richmond Professional Institute, Gowin produced this book as his senior thesis, pairing provocative texts by Alfred Stieglitz on the power and meaning of photography with 14 of his own images. His cover design pays tribute to the photographers Alfred Stieglitz and Robert Frank.
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Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
  • Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself (book with 14 gelatin silver prints) by Emmet Gowin
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