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A Blind Spot Series Book
Limited to 1,000 copies
13-1/4 x 12-3/4 inches
48 pages, plus double gatefold
40 four-color photographs
Also available as a Deluxe Edition.
Blind Spot Series 02: 1991 — The Oakland-Berkeley Fire Aftermath by Richard Misrach
In October 1991, immediately following the catastrophic firestorm which struck the Oakland and Berkeley Hills, Richard Misrach (American, b. 1949), ventured into the fire zone with his 8 x 10-inch view camera. Misrach roamed the devastated area, recording both stark vistas and intimate details of destroyed homes. Out of respect for the victims of the fire—which killed twenty-five people, injured 150 others, and destroyed nearly three thousand homes--Misrach’s images have remained mostly unexhibited for the last twenty years. "1991" will be published on the 20th anniversary of the tragic fire, concurrent with the opening of simultaneous San Francisco Bay area exhibitions at The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and The Oakland Museum of California.
Blind Spot Series is a new series of limited-run artist books. These small-format monographs present a suite of images from a single body of work. Series books are limited to 1,000 copies, plus 100 signed-and-numbered deluxe editions with an original print tipped on the cover.