What Is Man

Adam Fuss

The book is dedicated to the Zen teacher William Segal who Fuss photographed in 1996. Segal’s portrait appears at the end of the book after a series of black-and-white and color photographs of chrysalises. There are a total of seven photographs; two are in color (tipped in, four color separation) and the balance are in black and white tritone. The book is bound in black silk and measures approximately 8 × 10 inches.

PPP Editions, 1998
Limited edition of 200 signed copies.

8vo.; black-and-white tri-tone plates; four-color tip-ins; Japanese tissue guard; black silk cloth; red glassine wrapper, sealed.