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Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort Peter Galassi

Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort

Peter Galassi

Published October 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780810960978
Paperback
127 pages
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 About the Book 

Kitchens and bedrooms, couples and children, the expectations and anxieties of American domestic life are laid before us in this lively book of pictures by contemporary American photographers. By turns hilarious and unsettling, this unconventionalMoreKitchens and bedrooms, couples and children, the expectations and anxieties of American domestic life are laid before us in this lively book of pictures by contemporary American photographers. By turns hilarious and unsettling, this unconventional family album offers rich if conflicting information about the current state of the old relationship between the American Dream and the American Nightmare.--The work of more than 50 photographers is represented including Tina Barney, Ellen Brooks, William Eggleston, Mary Frey, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Nic Nicosia, Nicholas Nixon, Lorie Novak, Cindy Sherman, Sage Sohier, Joel Sternfeld, Larry Sultan, Carrie Mae Weems, and Neil Winokur.