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Fuchs,Daniel and Geo
Text in English,French and German.Case is damaged,top rear slipcase dented,and slightly scuffed but otherwise very good.This book offers an unprecedented documentation of our era's most famous people, including artists, photographers, designers, creators of culture, musicians, actors and architects. Each of these people was present with his or her full energy and enthusiasm when Daniel and Geo Fuchs used a box-like Polaroid camera, which had originally been developed for eye doctors, to produce these creative highlights. The beginning of each session was devoted to the project of taking an extreme close-up of the celebrity's eye. The next step was to stage a second image, which usually integrated the first portrait of the person's eye. The resultant photographic artworks are every bit as diverse as are the personalities of the photographed individuals. These portraits accurately reflect the many facets of life: from gorgeous and aesthetic, through crazy and shrill, to desolate and thought-provoking. A representative collection of these fascinating photos is available now in this large-format photo book. Book and slipcase.Scuffed/dent in top of slipcase Text in English, German and French.
Edition Reuss, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 3934020062
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Inventory #19768
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.30 approx. - € 17.85 approx.)
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Bloomfield, Debra
In 1989 photographer Debra Bloomfield got into her car and headed east from California. Near Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona she began photographing, feeling somehow a part of the landscape through which she travelled. For the next ten years, she would sojourn in the desert and mountain regions of the Southwest three or four times a year, expanding her horizons topographically and spiritually, capturing with her camera a juxtaposition of vast spaces and lonely intimacy inherent in the terrain that surrounded her. In 1997 she found herself in Las Trampas, New Mexico, and discovered through its church and others like it in the northern areas of the state that interior spaces can evoke the same kinds of meanings for her as landscapes do. In both, she felt a sense of place and history, of hope and transformation. At once ethereal and haunting, her images are also transcendent, suggesting a balance between spiritual and secular. 159pp. N.B. Closed tear to top edge of front D/J.
University of New Mexico Press, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0826332234
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Inventory #27233
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.30 approx. - € 17.85 approx.)
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Tucker, Toba; Swenzell, Rina; Bush, Alfred L.
166pp.Toba Tucker's expressive portraits honouring Pueblo artists were made over a two-and-a-half year sojourn in the Southwest. These photographs form a record for history and art at the end of the twentieth century and portray Tucker's interest in the individuals and families who pass their artistic traditions from one generation to the next. The portraits reflect the sense of belonging that she so evidently found among the people who welcomed her into their homes, and they attest to her abiding respect and deep appreciation for the native traditions that continue to carry the Pueblo spirit.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 0890133646
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Inventory #8881
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.30 approx. - € 17.85 approx.)
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Sohm, Joseph
Slight mark on front board. This book addresses a single question: how do you photograph democracy? After all, democracy is an 'idea' and not something one can easily wrap one's lens around. But photographing democracy is indeed what Joseph Sohm has done in this epic journey across the 50 states. To capture this country's incredible diversity, Sohm framed his national work as George Seurat might a pointillist painting. With each photograph, an individual dot was applied to his American canvas. Spanning three decades, tens of thousands of images were assembled in what becomes a compelling mosaic. Sohm takes us on an insightful journey down the back roads and byways of the U.S., which ultimately leads to a deeper understanding of who we are as a nation. This is a sweeping portrait of life in the American democracy, a portrait that shows us the United States. With a foreword by legendary travel writer, Paul Theroux and lyrics by two of America's most distinguished songwriters, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, "Visions of America" is a work of historic significance. 301pp.
Vision of America, LLC, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780970795717
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Inventory #21829
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.70 approx. - € 41.65 approx.)
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Malak, Introduction By Nash, Knowlton, Preface By Karsh Barbara
Selected from Malak's vast archive of photographs are 130 breathtaking images that chronical the land and its many faces and moods.Corners of boards and d/j slightly bumped.128pp.
Key Porter Books Limited, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1552634949
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Inventory #5637
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.59 approx. - € 11.31 approx.)
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