The Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort

Peter Galassi


Edition : First / New York / Moma / 1991 / Softcover. / VG+
4to, 128pp. Printed wraps. Colour and Black & White plates. Text in English.

Includes the work of Tina Barney, Ellen Brooks, William Eggleston, Mary Frey, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Nic Nicosia, Nicholas Nixon, Lorie Novak, Cindy Sherman, Sage Sohier, Joel Sternfeld, Larry Sultan, Carrie Mae Weems, and Neil Winokur amongst others. “Kitchens and bedrooms, couples and children, the expectations and anxieties of American domestic life are laid before us in this lively book of pictures by contemporary American photographers. By turns hilarious and unsettling, this unconventional family album offers rich if conflicting information about the current state of the old relationship between the American Dream and the American Nightmare.”

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