Gallery 270 is pleased to announce the showing of Michael Massaia’s Scenes From A Childhood in conjunction with the artist’s book release Scenes From A Childhood published by Brilliant Press. Stop by the gallery in Westwood, NJ to see select works from the four portfolios of Scenes From A Childhood, Transmogrify and the Passing of Things/Afterlife/Quiet Now and Saudade. It contains the very latest masterful prints of classic and beloved Massaia photographs, reprinted by the artist in addition to featuring new images that have not been previously printed before.
The book Scenes From A Childhood had its beginnings with Michael Massaia’s spring 2015 exhibition at Gallery 270 and is finally available to be appreciated as a beautiful, unique book in two editions. Brilliant Press in Exton, PA was chosen as our publishing partner for their unsurpassed print quality, attention to detail and old world craftsmanship evident in every aspect of the book. The 96 page book with 73 photographic plates printed in rich duotone and glorious color is $75. They include photographs from four of Michael Massaia’s portfolios: Afterlife /QuietNow/Saudade/Tr
The Deluxe Limited Edition is offered as a signed and numbered edition of 100 with 30 artist proof (AP) and 15 Hors Commerce (HC) copies. Housed in a clamshell box with book well and elegant ribbon pull, it is accompanied by an inner folio with two signed and numbered 11×14 original photographs made by the artist. The first is a toned silver gelatin print of “Point Pleasant Funhouse” from the series Afterlife; the second is a pigment print of “Sponge-Bob” from the series Transmogrify. This Deluxe Limited Edition will be in stock sometime in May/June 2017 and begins at $1000.
Transmogrify Series: Spongebob Afterlife Series: Point Pleasant Fun House