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Joel Sternfeld: American Prospects 
 
  
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Hardcover 
140 pages 
Distributed Art Publishers 
Published 2003 
  
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In Joel Sternfeld's now-classic view of America, a fireman shops for a pumpkin while a house burns in the background; a group of motorcyclists stop at the side of the road to take in a stunning, placid view of Bear Lake, Utah; the high-tech world headquarters of the Manville Corporation sits in picturesque Colorado, obscured by a defiant boulder; a lone basketball net stands in the desert near Lake Powell in Arizona; and a cookie-cutter suburban housing settlement rests squarely amongst rolling hills in Pendleton, Oregon. Originally published in 1987, Sternfeld's American Prospects is a search for the truth of a country not just as it exists in a particular era but as it is in its ever-evolving essence. It is a sad poem, but also a funny and generous one, recognizing endurance, poignant beauty and determination within its sometimes tense, often ironic juxtapositions of man and nature, technology and ruin. Long out of print but always in demand, American Prospects, Sternfeld's first published book of photographs, is here reprinted in a larger format and with a new essay by Katy Siegel. ...
 
  
 
  

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