(Torino, Italy / Porto, Portugal): Hopefulmonster / Fundação de Serralves, (2002). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. White boards in photographic dust jacket. About fine in a near-fine DJ. 1/4" of jacket chipped at top of spine. Else clean, unmarred. 167pp. Fine / near fine. Item #20885
Text in Portuguese, English, and Italian (not parallel). Examines the photographs and other art by Brend and Hilda Becher and Robert Smithson made while visiting the Ruhr industrial complex in Germany. Includes several critical essays and reproductions of the Bechers' and Smithson's photographs, sketches, and sculptures.