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Frido Troost
An Educational Archive of 2863 Slides

Text by David Campany (English)

Design by Floor Komen

Art Paper Editions, 2020

Edition of 1,500 copies

Softcover

400 pp., illustrated throughout

240 x 330 mm

ISBN 9789493146396

Item #9944

0.900 9944 EUR 50.00 Add to Cart

This publication is composed of all the slides Frido Troost (1960-2013) used for his classes at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Troost, art historian by trade, was a pioneer in collecting photography of all sorts. In his store ‘Institute for Concrete Matter’ many types of photography were represented, varying from da-guerreotypes to albumin prints, stereo photos to family albums. The images in this book come from all kinds of sources: paintings, advertisements, erotica, art objects, portraits, etc. They form a new collection that represents Frido Troosts associative way of looking. The slides are presented in blocks of nine, in the same construct as Frido Troost gave his classes, a non-hierarchal set up that invites the viewer to link the images freely. A controversial mix that covers a big part of the history of photography.

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