Number of pages: 336
Publication date: 2014-08-31
Measurements: 11.6 x 13.2 x 1.6 inches
‘It was just a question of fixing all those moments passing by; of capturing the grandoise and magical landscapes of this sublime country, ‘ Plossu says of his prodigious photographic output in “!Vamonos!,”a lush compedium of mostly black-and-white photos, essays, interviews and excerpts from Plossu’s read notes.–Suzanne MacNeille”The New York Times” (09/14/2014)
Bernard Plossu has traveled extensively through a life in photography, including in the jungles of Chiapas in Mexico, the American West, India, the Aeolian Islands, and Niger. Widely regarded as a leading figure in French photography, Plossu’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain; and Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, France. He has published numerous books, including Le Voyage Mexicain: L’integral, 1956–1966 (1979), African Desert (1987), Forget Me Not (2002), Bernard Plossu’s New Mexico (2006), and Europa (2011). In 2008 he was the recipient of the CRAF International Award of Photography.
Salvador Albiñana is well-known as an author of Mexico Illustrated 1920–1950, as well as for his work on several other publications on the history of art, design, and photography in Mexico.