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Eliot Porter, The Color of Wildness

Rohr, John and Rebecca Solnit, Essays by; Memoir by Jonathan Porter

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ISBN 10: 0893819506 / ISBN 13: 9780893819507
Published by Aperture Pub. for the Amon Carter Museum, 2001, 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine cloth hardback, silver lettering, NF DJ. Cover with almost no wear. DJ is bent along the top front edge. Pictorial end papers and pp are Fine, look unread. 13 1/2 x 10 1/4", 150 pp with many color photos, chronology and notes. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA. Bookseller Inventory # 3696

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Title: Eliot Porter, The Color of Wildness

Publisher: Aperture Pub. for the Amon Carter Museum, 2001

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness is the first in-depth retrospective of Porter's work. Over the course of his long career, Porter has photographed familiar landscapes, like the coast of Maine where he spent childhood summers, as well as well as strange, remote places like the Galapagos Islands. With the success of his Sierra Club publication In Wildness Is the Preservation of the World, Selections and Photographs by Eliot Porter (1962), Porter became an ambassador for environmental causes. His ecological interests led to a fascination with humanity's cultural roots. An essay by curator John Rohrbach addresses Porter's break with the classical techniques of the master Modernists Paul Strand and Ansel Adams. An essay by Porter's son Jonathan, who often accompanied his father on photographic expeditions, discusses Porter's lifelong love of the natural world, his working methods, and his interests outside of photography. Rebecca Solnit's essay positions Porter's work within the environmental movement and the political climate of the 1960s.
?[Porter's images] ... are secure in the history of the medium and contribute to the highest standards and achievements of the art.? --Ansel Adams

About the Author:

Eliot Porter, born in Illinois in 1901, began to photograph birds and landscapes as a boy. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship. He died in 1990.

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