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Swim out into the Pacific and look back to the shore. To the couple kissing in the hot afternoon, and the young girl rollerskating along the front, and the family setting up camp on the soft, warm sand. To the blues and yellows and pinks of fierce, determined revelry. Santa Monica, where the wooden pier juts out into the Pacific Ocean, marks the end of Route 66. The great American journey west culminates here, and it is on this short stretch of coast that Sarah Lee began shooting her photographic series in 2015. In West of West Sarah Lee and Laura Barton explore the idea of the West in shaping American identity, with its idealism and notions of the frontier, and what the American West means in an age of political turbulence, when the East is the rising global force and the frontier is shifting once more.
Art Edition No. 251-2500 Limited to 2,250 individually numbered copies, each signed by Peter Beard. Comes in a clamshell box with a wood book stand. XXL format: 200 pages of diaries and 300 pages of collages. Original essay by photo critic Owen Edwards. Companion volume, image index with captions for all images from main book, personal photos and early work of the artist, interview with the artist, a facsimile reprint of Beard's 1993 handwritten essay from the sold-out first issue of Blind Spot magazine, extensive bibliography, filmography and list of exhibitions. All color illustrations are color-separated and reproduced in Pan4C, the finest reproduction technique available today, which provides unequalled intensity and color range.
Photographer Steve McCurry's finest work from decades of travel throughout India - now available in paperback India is among the world's most enthralling and fascinating countries and is one that holds a very special place in McCurry's heart, featuring in some of his greatest work. This book includes 150 of his most loved and iconic photographs reproduced in a large format, and accompanied by an evocative introductory essay. Following Phaidon's publication in paperback of his bestseller Untold, McCurry's India, illustrating this most vibrant of countries, is the newest selection of the photographer's beautiful and powerful images to appear in soft cover.
Light Break presents the first survey since 1996 of photographer Roy DeCarava, an essential figure of American art and culture, whose poetry of vision re-forms urban life, labor, love, and jazz into the discovery of an intimate, emotional arc of transformation. Though DeCarava often refrained from public discussion of his work, this catalogue provides important background into determining factors of his aesthetic sensibility--his traditional training in painting and printmaking as well as his philosophical undertakings. It brings the viewer to a consideration of contradictory precepts in DeCarava's work that seeks resolution through tonal and structural elements within the image. Light Break presents a wide-ranging selection of DeCarava's photographs accompanied by a preface by Zoe Whitley, an American curator based in London, and features an introduction and essay by curator and art historian Sherry Turner DeCarava. Titled Celebration, Turner DeCarava's essay considers the artist's singular poetic vision, his timeless portrayals of individuals and places, and his mastery of composition and photographic printmaking. In making photographs, as in life, DeCarava was patient. Possessing both a peerless self-awareness and acute observational skills, he knew intuitively when to wait and when to open the camera's shutter. In the dark room, he availed himself of these same attributes, moving with steady assurance to develop his prints so as to allow the full range of what he called his infinite scale of grey tones --often realized at the deepest end of the spectrum--to emerge slowly and fully. This exquisite volume showcases a dynamic range of images that underscore DeCarava's subtle mastery of tonal and spatial elements across a wide, fascinating array of subject matter: from the figural implications of smoke and debris to the shimmering mirror beneath a mother as she walks with her children in the morning light. These photographs express a strength of imagery--an intent to synchronize and honor the pulse of art as an emergent signal for creative and revelatory freedom.
In this book of poignant and expressive images, Stockholm-based photographer Christer Loefgren captures the fundamental humanity of people from around the world. He addresses the credibility of documentary photography, which many believe was lost with the advent of Photoshop. The widespread practice of manipulating photos makes it difficult to judge their authenticity. In these images, the artist asserts that documentary photography has not drowned in the world of Photoshop, and addresses the importance of the 'uncensored' image.