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Friday, August 2nd, 2002 Volume 2, No.
E W S W I R E
Histories of Photography: Brett Weston
Exhibition at The Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Weston seemed destined from birth to become one of our greatest
American photographic artists. Born in Los Angeles in 1911,
the second son of photographer Edward Weston, he had perhaps
the closest artistic relationship with his famous father of
all four of the Weston sons. In 1925, Edward removed Brett
from school and took him to Mexico where the fourteen year
old became his father's apprentice."—The
Museum of Fine Arts.
Exhibition open through April 7, 2003.
Weston: Master Photographer
This beautiful monograph distinctly addresses each
of the six decades of Weston's working life through a selection
of fifteen photographs. Each set of images is accompanied
by a critical essay detailing the artist's life and important
influences during that ten year period. An important book
for any collection on landscape photography.
Cat# PW004H Hardbound 200.00 Online
Price $180.00 - Save 10%
Weston: A Personal Selection
Originally published in 1986 this collection contained
previously unpublished photographs selected by Weston from
his own personal archive. Many of the photographs were extremely
recent at the time. Dody Thompson, Weston's associate for
over 35 years, contributes the text which includes an overview
of his career.
Cat# PW001H Hardbound $125.00 Online
Price $112.50 - Save 10%
O O K S I G N I N G a t P H O T O -
E Y E T O D A Y !
Kotz: Ms. Booth's Garden
Join us for a book signing with the photographer today,
Friday, August 2nd, from 5 to 7pm at the photo-eye bookstore
in Santa Fe. Need directions?
photographs in Ms. Booth's Garden are the culmination of
twenty years of work by nationally renowned photographer
Jack Kotz. They present a poignant and deeply personal look
at both a changing rural landscape and the graceful way
with which a strong and independent woman adapts her lifestyle
to those changes while accepting the new parameters of her
old age. Kotz's images are of things and ways, old and new.
There are portraits of the aged and the youthful, and landscapes
that reflect timelessness amidst change.
page spreads with BookTeaseTM
MS017H Signed Hardbound $35.00 Order
H O T O G R A P H E R ' S S H O W C A S E sm
Created over the past five years, the metaphors portfolio
depicts women as ancient archetypes that manifest themselves
in our everyday lives. The use of selective focus gracefully
shorns the image of individual details, in effect blending
the distinct figures into "one woman." From many
to one and back again—this effect is meant to heighten
a sense of personal and emotional connection to every woman.
Rufatt's solo exhibition metaphors opens at the Bar-B
Lounge in Santa Fe tonight, Friday, August 2nd from 6 to 8
Gonzalo Rufatt's portfolio.
Visit all three photo-eye online Galleries.
to become a Showcase Artist!
J U S T - I N A N D
R E C O M M E N D E D
Robert Adams: Alders. One Picture Book #12.
"This thoughtful and moving addition to [the] One Picture
Book series opens with a tranquil view of trees in a forest,
transformed in a short sequence of pictures to falling lumber.
Robert Adams has produced a set of five images that with beautiful
simplicity tell their own devastating story."—the
publisher. Each book in this exquisite series is limited to
500 copies, signed and numbered with an original print tipped
in the back. Order now, this title is nearly out-of-print
and due for a price increase.
TR102H Hardbound $35.00 Online
Price $31.50 - Save 10%
U T - O F - P R I N T B O
O K S
Misrach: Cantos del Desierto
Published to accompany a retrospective of Misrach's monumental
series on his nomadic travels through the American West, particularly
the Nevada Desert, this monograph's exemplary design and superb
production are the perfect compliment to the photographer's
enigmatic, 8x10" color photographs. Featuring many unpublished
images, as well as the first presentation of all twenty-two
cantos, Cantos del Desierto, is essential Misrach.
Cat# ZB346H Hardbound $100.00 Order
Hurry! Limited copies available
of this signed out-of-print title.
Visit our new Out-of-Print
L I M I T E D E D I T I O N
Weifenbach and John Gossage: Snake Eyes
It would be well-nigh impossible to overstate the beauty
of this book, as it would be to overstate Weifenbach’s
embrace of the beautiful in her photographs. She moves calmly
and deliberately in and among the roads, trees and flowers
of this tiny Italian town. And along comes Mr. Gossage, her
husband, her traveling companion, and her photographic antithesis.
The counter-point provided by Gossage’s rich b&w
“clues” are perfectly chosen, commenting on Weifenbach’s
rich color images, as hers discuss his. Again, one cannot
overstate the beauty and importance of a dialogue such as
this. Only 500 copies, each with an original color print tipped
onto the cover, will go fast.
Cat# ZC017H Hardbound $150.00
copies available of this limited edition title.
D E E P D I S C O U N T S
Curtis: The North American Indian Complete Portfolios
This TASCHEN brick book reprint of the entire North American
Indian Portfolios is an important addition, primarily as a
reference tool, to any photography collection. Between 1907
and 1930 Edward Sheriff Curtis produced twenty sumptuous portfolios
documenting the North American Indian. Though his work began
from fear that the Native Americans were dying out, he soon
discovered a richness and vitality that had survived into
the twentieth century, persevering on the reservations. 768
Cat# TD006S Softbound $29.95 Online
Price $19.95 - Save 33%
copies available at this price.
Leddick: The Male Nude
Another TASCHEN brick book, this densely packed volume contains
nearly 600 images of male nudes and was edited by David Leddick.
In organizing The Male Nude by time period, Leddick
has managed to make sense of a prodigious volume of erotic,
sensual, abstract, pop, and dramatic photography. Includes
work by Herb Ritts, Robert Mapplethorpe, George Platt Lynes,
Duane Michals, Minor White, and Edward Weston, among others.
Cat# TD025S Softbound $29.95 Online
Price $19.95 - Save 33%
copies available at this price.
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