This volume surveys the early days of Ralph Gibson's career in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, from 1960 to 1970. Gibson's San Francisco years (1960-63) saw the photographer testing out his sensual, meditative style, inspired by street photographers such as Robert Frank (whose assistant he would later become). Photographs from this phase include shots of pool halls and shop windows. By 1963, Gibson was eager to begin a career as a professional photographer, and he returned to Los Angeles to find work. He recalls, ...

Ralph Gibson: Passe Imparfait 2012, Contrejour, [Paris]

ISBN-13: 9791090294059