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Alec Soth

Sheep, Alec Soth

Sheep, Alec SothSubscription Series 2
Alex Soth
TBW Books


Edition of 800
40 pages
152 x 177 mm
ISBN 9781942953050


Soth starts us looking intently at images of sheep that are eerily reminiscent of Flemish oil paintings only to find we have been lured into a bait and switch where the artist quickly reveals we are watching as he recounts his own sleeping disorder.

About the Artist
Alec Soth (b. 1969) is a photographer born and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including the 2004 Whitney and Sao Paulo Biennials. In 2008, a survey exhibition of Soth’s work was exhibited at Jeu de Paume in Paris and Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland. In 2010, the Walker Art Center produced a traveling survey exhibition of Soth’s work entitled From Here To There. Soth has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship (2013). In 2008, Soth founded his own publishing company, Little Brown Mushroom. Soth is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco, and is a member of Magnum Photos.

About the Publisher
TBW Books is an independent photography book publishing company based in Oakland Ca. producing books by some of the world’s most renowned photographers.

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