Booth, Alvin - Alvin Booth : Corpus Beyond the body Rare!
Hard to find book.
Publisher:Edition Stemmle, 1999
The body as both a playground of pleasure and battlefield of
desire and restraint is a recurring theme in Alvin Booth's tableaux, which
evoke the eroticism of bondage and fetishism. Yet the carnal aspects of these
images are mediated with playful exuberance and a formal approach that
underscores the beauty and craft of the artist's work. The sepia tones and
grainy textures of his pictures are reminiscent of techniques used in early