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Sergio Larrain Valparaiso

Author : Sergio Larrain
ISBN : 0500544808
Genre : Valparaíso (Chile)
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Chilean photographer Sergio Larrain (1931-2012) published very few books during his lifetime, but perhaps the most f�ted among them was Valpara�so. He photographed this Chilean seaport throughout his career, but it was in the early 1960s, when he returned to his homeland after travelling the world for many years as a Magnum photographer, that it became a focus for his attention. He saw it as 'a rather sordid yet romantic city', standing between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, falling into a slow decline as its trading importance faded away, yet still retaining hints of beauty and magic. Now published in English for the first time with an introduction by Agn�s Sire as well as a specially written text by Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, this new edition of Valpara�so is based on a layout that Larrain designed in 1993, in response to the original French edition of 1991. It also includes a selection of previously unpublished photographs taken between 1952 and 1992, expanding the original 36 images to a total of 120. This intimate book features handwritten notes and texts by the artist himself, allowing us to share his singular vision of the world and its moments of grace.

Valparaiso

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ISBN : 1597114138
Genre : History
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Includes essay, Planet Valparaaiso / Agnaes Sire.

Sergio Larrain

Author : Agnès Sire
ISBN : 050054428X
Genre : Photographers
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Sergio Larrain (19312012) crossed the photographic universe like a meteorite. After much travelling, his concern for purity and his attraction to meditation led him to withdraw to the Chilean countryside and live self- sufficiently. From there he began to write concerned as he was about the need to encourage the world to wake up to its possible fate while continuing in his deep love of photography. His work became limited to instants of enlightenment, pure moments of amazement. Sergio Larrain only published four books of his work during his lifetime, and a complete monograph of his work has never been put together. It was his choice, but this book fills that gap. Created with the full agreement of his family, it is edited by Agnès Sire, who after keeping up a long correspondence with the photographer, has worked with Magnum on preserving his estate. The selection of over 200 photographs is made up of two main axes, Latin America and Europe: Macchu Pichu, Bolivia, Chile and Valparaiso; and London, Paris and Italy. A true reflection of Larrains extraordinary personality, the book also features a selection of essential letters, drawings, workbooks and handwritten texts about meditation.

London 1958 59

Author : Sergio Larrain
ISBN : 189923571X
Genre : History
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Nostalgic portrait of a London long since disappeared, by master photographer Sergio Larrain.

Sergio Larrain

Author : Sergio Larrain
ISBN : 1597112593
Genre : Photography
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A notoriously reclusive artist, Sergio Larrain (1931-2012) has nonetheless become a touchstone for those who have come to know and love his work, including authors Roberto Bolano and Julio Cortazar. Celebrated by Henri Cartier-Bresson, his contemporary and a co-founder of Magnum, Larrain's experimental process yielded images that transformed the fixed nature of the medium. His images have left generations of viewers in awe of the simultaneous serenity and spontaneity that a camera can capture--when placed, that is, in the hands of an artist with such rare meditative passion. "A good image is born from a state of grace," the artist once explained. "Sergio Larrain," a selection of more than 200 images, rectifies Larrain's omission from the canon of significant twentieth-century photographers, and combines his work in Latin America with photographs taken in Europe. Following a creatively fertile period in the 1950s and 60s, Larrain put away his camera and devoted himself to the solitary pursuit of spiritual mysticism, a decision that further contributed to his reputation as a romantic, a "fatal personage," in the words of Bolano. Created with the encouragement of Larrain's family, the book is sumptuously produced, designed by Xavier Barral and edited by Agnes Sire, who enjoyed a long correspondence with the photographer and has worked with Magnum on preserving his photographic estate.

The Mind S Eye

Author : Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN : UOM:39076002385719
Genre : Photography
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The first compilation of writings by a master of photography. One of the leading lights in photography of the twentieth century, Henri Cartier-Bresson is also a shrewd observer and critic. His writings on photography and photographers, which have appeared sporadically over the past forty-five years, are gathered here for the first time. Several have never before appeared in English. The Mind's Eye features Cartier-Bresson's famous text on "the decisive moment" as well as his observations on Moscow, Cuba, and China during turbulent times, which ring with the same immediacy and visual intensity that he brings to his photography. Cartier-Bresson remains as direct and insightful as ever in his writings. His commentary on photographer friends he has known-including Robert Capa, André Kertész, Ernst Haas, and Sarah Moon-reveal the impassioned and compassionate vision for which Cartier-Bresson is beloved.

Redheaded Peckerwood

Author : Christian Patterson
ISBN : 1907946144
Genre : Artists' books
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Redheaded Peckerwood is Christian Patterson's second book; a body of photographs, documents and objects that utilizes the underlying narrative of a true crime story as a spine.

Magnum Atlas

Author : Magnum Magnum Photos
ISBN : 3791383760
Genre : Documentary photography
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Celebrating Magnum's photographic excellence in this captivating book, readers will travel around the globe with the world's finest photographers through 365 images. Featuring new and iconic images, this follow-up to Prestel's highly successful A Year in Photography: Magnum Archive includes some of the most striking photography ever collected in one volume. As readers flip the pages they will find themselves traveling from west to east across the globe. Each country is represented in three or four images captured by a single photographer. While renowned figures such as Robert Capa, Bruce Davidson, and Martin Parr are included, readers will also find younger photographers such as Olivia Arthur, Alessandra Sanguinetti, and Mikhael Subotzky, all of whom present dazzling new views of our changing world. Shining a light on the human condition in every corner of the globe, this compilation exemplifies Magnum founder Henry Cartier-Bresson's vision of "a community of thought, a shared human quality, a curiosity about what is going on in the world, a respect for what is going on and a desire to transcribe it visually."

The House In The Sand

Author : Pablo Neruda
ISBN : UOM:39015019635013
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bilingual edition of Neruda's 1966 book of prose poems, set in his beloved Isla Negra. The foreword is by Marjorie Agosin, the afterword by Ariel Dorfman, and the translation by Dennis Maloney and Clark Zlotchew. Published by Milkweed Editions, PO Box 3226, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Close Season

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105118007405
Genre : History
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Covering a fifteen year period and focusing on the East Wirralarea of Merseyside where esteemed photographer Ken Grant was brought up and still lives, this first book is rooted in autobiography. A region without hold on either manufacturing or industry, its people have for centuries taken casual work as and when it was available, with few guarantees for their future. Responding to the disaffection of this community, to the uneasy sense of dislocation and loss, these photographs capture the essence of lives that are improvised and uncertain. With 60 duotone photos.

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