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Atmos

Hatakeyama, Naoya

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ISBN 10: 1590050800 / ISBN 13: 9781590050804
Published by Nazraeli Press, Tucson, 2003
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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White cloth, with two sets of photographs bound opposite each other to create one book with a gatefold-type opening. Title blindstamped on spine and front cover. Eleven color plates each side of book + one page of text by the photographer. In a clear plastic slipcover. Very good copy. Front cover with one small area at bottom edge of very light soiling. Slipcase in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 58122

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Title: Atmos

Publisher: Nazraeli Press, Tucson

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Published in association with Joy of Giving Something, Inc., New York. Hatakeyama's color work is marked by two overarching qualities. The first is a studious quality where the careful compositions and richness of detail associated with large format photography lend the work an impressive formal rigour. Complementing this formality is an attraction to the visual dynamics of industry and production. The two groupings of photographs in Atmos were made in 2003 on the Camargue plain where the Rhône River reaches the Mediterranean Sea in the south of France. The first grouping, bound on the right hand side of the book, reflects the serene wilderness typical of the Camargue. The second group were made on the grounds of a steel factory located on the eastern edge of the delta. During the steel making process, twenty tons of water are poured over the redhot coke, releasing an immense steam cloud which is visible every few minutes. "The etymology of 'atmosphere' is the ancient Greek words for vapor (atmos) and sphere (sphaira). Once I learned this, the air that filled the Camargue and the steam from the steel factory seemed to fuse into one before my eyes. It no longer felt strange to see signs of humanity in the sky and the land, nor to sense nature in the cloud of steam from the factory."- Naoya Hatakeyama

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