Images et Poemes (translated By Jean Vogel). Gordon Parks.
Images et Poemes (translated By Jean Vogel)
Images et Poemes (translated By Jean Vogel)

Images et Poemes (translated By Jean Vogel)

(Lausanne, Switzerland; 1968): Edita Lausanne. Small Quarto. Item #025375

[. [92] pages, French text. a rich collection of Park's poetry and photography. In his translation of Park's poetry, Jean Vogel has captured "C'est Amour", "To Alain", and "Tarde Azul (bleu crepuscule) along with the flowing photographs that accompany the poems. The preface is by Stephen Spender with an introduction by Philip B. Kunhardt. Here, the balance between images and words, is depicted as in the poem "To Alain" where a boy sees his reflection in a river and moves from the wonder and joy of this experience to the kind of serious questions asked. Laid in is an exhibit entitled Expansions by the Alex Rosenberg Gallery from a later showing in 1981. On the last page of this guide is Gordon Parks explanation of what he means as Expansions or indeed a blend of photography and oil paint and a summation of his previous forty years work. Bound in white linen, spine lettering gilt, A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear to corners and spine ends.

Price: $55.00

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