Photo Books

New Old School: Ron Jude On Creating a New Book from His Early Photographic Work

August 21, 2017

By Conor Risch

© Ron Jude

Ron Jude’s new book Nausea uses photos he took in the early 1990s when he first experimented with photography’s ability to communicate complex ideas without the aid of text.

It was John Paul Sartre’s novel, Nausea, that got photographer Ron Jude thinking about how pictures communicate with viewers. Jude borrows Sartre’s title for a new book of photographs, published recently by MACK. Jude created his Nausea from a series of images he made in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Atlanta, in 1991 and 1992, while he was pursuing his...

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