Field Studies

Field Studies


By (author) Stephen Gill, By (author) Jon Ronson

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  • Publisher: CHRIS BOOT
  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 220mm x 26mm | 962g
  • Publication date: 31 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0954281365
  • ISBN 13: 9780954281366
  • Illustrations note: 142col.ill.
  • Sales rank: 443,460

Product description

This is UK photographer Stephen Gill's guide to his own particular world of objects, scenes and the things we do--so familiar and obvious that they fall below the usual threshold of the average personis attention. An original first book featuring eight series of photographs made in South East England--from lost people and the backs of advertising billboards to people gazing vacantly out the window of the London-to-Southend train--Gill's visual scrutiny of the everyday combines humor, formal rigor and empathy towards his human subjects. Text by Stephen Gill and introduction by humorist and television director, Jon Ronson.

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Review quote

"Stephen Gill's photographs have all the naove gusto of the field studies series of old. Mercifully lacking in sarcasm and malevolent irony, they are also wise and modern and beautifully laden with tiny, understated details about the way we live today" - JON RONSON