Richard Billingham - Ray's a Laugh

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Billingham, R., Ladd, J. and Ccotton, C. 2014. Richard Billingham - Ray's a Laugh. New York Errata Editions.
TitleRichard Billingham - Ray's a Laugh
AuthorsBillingham, R., Ladd, J. and Ccotton, C.
Abstract

Errata Editions Books on Books no. 18,
Richard Billingham: Ray's a Laugh, Essays by Charlotte Cotton, Jeffrey Ladd.
Hardcover w/ Dustjacket, 108 pp, 9.5 x 7 in. 90 Color illustrations. ISBN: 978-1-935004-35-6.
Richard Billingham's 1996 photobook ‘Ray's a Laugh’ is considered one of the most important British contemporary photobooks. The original book consisted only of photographs, the idea being that the photographs stood for themselves. The only text to the book was a paragraph by Billingham on the back of the book and a quote from Robert Frank. ‘Ray’s a Laugh’ original 1996 edition is also cited on pages 304-305 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's ‘The Photobook: A History Volume II’.
This Errata edition Books on Books no. 18 covers Ray’s a Laugh’s historical significance, its production, bibliography of the artist and contains every page spread from the original classic book.

Research GroupArt Practice as Investigation cluster
SeriesBooks on Books
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Hardcover9781935004356
PublisherErrata Editions
Place of publicationNew York
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Print01 Feb 2014
Publication process dates
Deposited20 May 2019
Accepted01 Jan 2014
Output statusPublished
Web address (URL)http://www.errataeditions.com/author_billingham_1a.html
LanguageEnglish
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