Roy DeCarava: the sound i saw
Texts by Radiclani Clytus and Sherry Turner DeCarava
Forthcoming: September 10, 2019Originally made as an artist book in 1960 and released in a new edition this fall, the sound i saw records DeCarava’s photographic exploration of the relationship between the visual and aural. Here, DeCarava turns his gaze on legendary musicians Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holiday, among many others. Selected works from the original publication will be on view in an eponymous solo exhibition at the uptown gallery.
This multifaceted look at Pettibon’s career to date includes nearly seven hundred images, contributions from important figures in the art-historical and cultural fields, and an interview with the artist. Beginning with childhood drawings, the book moves through to his mature work.
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