Hido spent many nights outside in the eerie, but brightly lit suburban tract houses. From those cold and solemn evenings, he took photographs that were almost immediately highly acclaimed and formed the subject material for his First and Second monographs, House Hunting and Outskirts , respectively.
With his early successes, it is as if. He has suddenly put his foot on the gas pedal and driven into the next day. Roamings landscapes continue Hido's mastery in portraying the most mundane scenes with a menacing air of expectancy. These people-free pictures, often taken through a car windshield, are so effective in creating tension they might almost have been staged. But in fact, they are taken "as seen"; the telegraph poles, the struggling tree, the road leading nowhere are all exactly as encountered by Hido as he drove through Eastern Washington State, the California Central Valley, Indiana, South Louisiana and beyond.
Volume with a pictorial dustjacket , and is bound in a light gray/cream color fine cloth, with the title stamped on both the cover and the spine of the book. This copy on the front title page in black ink. There were only 3,000 copies in the First Edition. Has 56 pages, with 25 four-color plates, and measures 11 ¼ x 14 ¼ inches, and is still under Publishers wraps (slit opened only for signing by Hido).
This title is long out-of-print and getting very hard to find on the secondary markets in this condition. This copy of Roaming has been stored over the years since publication in a clean-air environment , with controlled temperature and humidity. (book/jacket) condition, and is a. For Todd Hido collectors and enthusiasts.This will be done by dropping the weight of the package. All sales must be final given the sealed condition of this title. If "sealed" then cannot return as unsealed. The item "Roaming Photography by Todd Hido, Signed, First Edition & Printing, As New" is in sale since Sunday, October 29, 2017.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "top-choice-books" and is located in Fairport, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.