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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    HANS PETER FELDMANN

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    HANS PETER FELDMANN
    Der Überfall -- The Heist. Cologne: Wolfgang Hake, 1975.

    Square quarto (250 x 250mm). 25 tipped-in black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated card covers, brown paper sleeve sealed with tape.

    FIRST EDITION. A FINE COPY, PROBABLY IN THE ORIGINAL PAPER SLEEVE. one of only 350 copies, the entire edition. Der Überfall is one of Feldmann's most overtly political books, focusing on the Baader-Meinhoff gang. The Photobook, vol. II, p.157 ('Feldmann demonstrates how a piece of apparently incontrovertible, clear visual evidence is actually as evanescent and murky as fog').


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