WYNN BULLOCK’S PHOTOGRAPH AS SYMBOL, WITH HIS INITIALS
BULLOCK, Wynn. The Photograph as Symbol. (Mountain View, CA): Artichoke Press, 1976. Slim folio, original three-quarter blue morocco gilt, marbled boards with mounted photograph, original slipcase. $1850.
Limited first edition of this lavish large-paper memorial publication of Bullock’s essay on iconography, with six mounted photographs of his close-ups from nature, number 80 of only 200 copies signed by the printer Jonathan Clark and with Wynn Bullock’s initials mounted on the limitation page.
“Bullock produced seascapes, landscapes, and nudes, subjects that evoked for him symbolic meaning of a personal nature. Technically, his work was masterful” (McDarrah & McDarrah, 66). Frontispiece portrait by Jim Hill.
A fine copy.