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Marcia Resnick: Re-Visions


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A facsimile edition of Marcia Resnick's 1978 artist's book depicting adolescent girlhood in staged photographs

When the celebrated New York photographer Marcia Resnick (born 1950) was involved in a car crash in 1975, she saw her whole life flash before her eyes. Inspired by this procession of memories, Resnick decided to revisit her childhood memories in a series of staged photographs that she would eventually publish as the artist's book Re-visions in 1978.

Accompanied by texts, these black-and-white photographs convey a surreal and often darkly humorous depiction of the trials and tribulations of girlhood: in one image, a girl kisses a Howdy Doody doll above the text "She secretly lusted for her television idols;" in another, the phrase "They were continually telling her that she had stars in her eyes" accompanies a photograph of two jacks resting on a girl's closed eyelids.

This is the first facsimile edition of what has become a classic of 1970s artist's book publishing.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Marcia Resnick: Re-Visions.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Timothy Archibald

Resnick's images all have the confessional feeling of self portraiture... They are conceptual, they are literary fictions, all done with a style of make-shift / thrift store theatricality that just seems inventive and charming.

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Scott Stiffler

Re-visions dares to be perverse in this age of rules and enforced correctness...[Resnick's] thoughts reveal the restlessness of budding adolescence and the curiosity and lustfulness that, especially in that era, were reserved for boys.

British Journal of Photography

Marigold Warner

Resnick began to revisualise her memories, combining text and image to augment the irony and humor of the experience of growing up as a woman.

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Aline Smithson

Resnick’s photographic portraits explore fame, sexuality and individual style.

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Olga Yatskevich

Re-Visions is an important photobook by a woman photographer that deserves to be more consistently included with other feminist photography classics from the 1970s.

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Belle Hutton

Re-visions, comprises staged photographs of a female adolescence, and falls somewhere between fiction and reality.

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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 11/14/2019

Marcia Resnick: Re-visions exhibition & book launch at Deborah Bell Photographs

Marcia Resnick: Re-visions exhibition & book launch at Deborah Bell Photographs

Saturday, November 16 from 4–8 PM, Deborah Bell Photographs presents Marcia Resnick signing Re-visions, the new Edition Patrick Frey facsimile edition of her 1978 artist's book depicting adolescent girlhood in staged photographs. The corresponding exhibition will be on view at the gallery through February 1, 2020.
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