Richard Billingham, Ray’s a laugh, 1996

Dust jacket back and front

Dust jacket back and front

 

British artist and photographer Richard Billingham offers a deeply intimate look into his parental home. His mother and father almost appear as actors in some surreal avandgarde stage performance. Between the rawness and chaos, Billingham’s images still manage to show tenderness, and even joy.
At a time when ‘snapshot’ colour flash photography had entered the realm of mainstream and fashion, he documents his family with a similar aesthetic to that employed by contemporaries such as Wolfgang Tillmans or Jürgen Teller. Swiss publishing house Scalo released Richard Billingham’s series of photographs of his family home life in 1996.

A second edition, in soft cover, was published by Scalo in 2000 and a books on books project edition was published by Errata Editions in 2014

Errata Edition’s website: www.errataeditions.com

Note by Robert Frank and short introduction by Richard Billingham on the back of the dust jacket.

Hard cover with dust jacket

App. 21.4 x 28.5 cm

100 pages

Cover back and front

Cover back and front

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