COUNTY FAIR: CALIFORNIA 1971 - 1980.; Text by John Carroll & John D. Houston
San Francisco, CA: Malulu Editions, 2016. Folio with 20 images. Archival Pigment print. Cloth. Item #114867
NOTE from OCLC: Reprint. Originally published: Santa Barbara : Capra Press, 1981. Edition of 25. "These portraits were made in a portable studio that was hauled from fair to fair between 1976 and 1980 ... I saved 700 negatives, 25 of which make up this portfolio"--Introduction. County Fair is a collection of portraits Mikkel Aaland made after spending nine years visiting county fairs throughout California. Jon Carroll wrote in New West magazine, "County Fair is a chronicle of people being who they are. These faces become historical." The photographer Mary Ellen Mark said of the book, "Such moving photographs, funny and sad. It's real Americana. Aaland is a latter day Mike Disfarmer." Malulu Editions publishes artistic works of unique cultural significance and aesthetic significance, focusing on works from late 20th century and contemporary North and Latin America.