Grave MattersDeath, Crime, Car Crashes, Freaks and the Circus, History, Photography
Text by Mark C. Taylor, Photographs by Dietrich Christian Lammerts
Reaktion Books, 2002. First edition. French-fold wraps. Near Fine spine slightly faded.
Dietrich Christian Lammerts’s haunting photographs show us the graves of the artists, architects, writers, philosophers and musicians who shaped Western culture; at once beautiful and disturbing, they suggest an alternative history of modernism and its precursors. Grave Matters raises difficult questions: What place do the modern greats have in the postmodern age? Who decided where and how they would be buried? Who wrote their epitaphs?
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