HERNANDEZ’S LANDSCAPES FOR THE HOMELESS, 1988-1991
HERNANDEZ, Anthony. Landscapes for the Homeless, 1988-1991. Hannover, Germany: Sprengel Museum, 1995. Quarto, original brown paper boards, original pictorial dust jacket. $500.
First edition, with 48 full-page color photographs.
“The intersection of the natural and the man-made is the subject of Anthony Hernandez’s photographs… In the series Landscapes of the Homeless, begun in 1988 and finished in 1991, he carefully documented the out of the way places the homeless retreated to… Hernandez is not out to artify his subject but rather to point out the inherent contradictions within the urban environment… The resulting pictures document not only the ingenuity of the homeless but Hernandez’s sensitivity to their plight… The contrast between ‘one’s expectation of beauty and the reality of homelessness’ is central to the works’ impact” (Craig Krull Gallery). All text in English and German.
A fine copy.